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Transplanting indoor plants, useful tips

transplant houseplants
When to repot houseplants?If the plant gets under way in growth, it is time to repot, but when it blooms in the spring, you should wait until the end of flowering.If you do this before, big risk to damage the young shoots.

Conifers best to transplant in early summer.Bulbous plants are transplanted when the rest period is over.Cacti are transplanted in early winter.Palm trees in tubs can be replaced after 10 years, 1 adult plants are transplanted every few years, the young plants are transplanted each year.

Types transplant
several types of transplants:

- a complete change when you change the whole earth, purified plant roots from the old land;

- incomplete when the roots of the plants remains some of the old land;

- when you change the top layer of the earth.

when the plant is small pot, the roots emerge from the pot and the whole earth braided com.Then do the transplant at any time of the year.

Good advice, choose a pot
Fit to choose a pot that has been in the ne

w pot diameter of 3-5 cm more than the old, or old to freely enter into a new pot.There are 3 types of containers for planting: container pots and pot.Please note that the pots do not have drainage holes, and they are in the pot, so when you purchase it is important to prevent any confusion.The pot should be inserted in pots.As a rule, solid container bottom.It houses several plants or a few pots.Containers for flowers are often made from plastic or clay.Both have their advantages and disadvantages.

Advantages clay pots Clay pots
difficult to overturn, they are heavy.It is better evaporates the excess moisture as clay has a porous structure.

Disadvantages pots

Falling easily broken clay pots.The porous structure reduces the pot life of the pot, and when the pores become clogged with mineral salts, then clean them is simply impossible.This pot of soil dries out quickly, but if the pot is covered with glaze, it can be avoided.

Advantages of plastic pots
They are light and almost no fall break.Retain moisture, the plant in a plastic pot can be watered less frequently.Large selection of color, shape, they are easy to wash.

Disadvantages plastic pots
If frequent watering, the plant will rot the roots and the soil just zakisnet.In summer, the pot can be heated quickly.Sometimes the plants are planted in boxes or wooden tubs.They did not get very hot in the sun, with a sharp drop in temperature to cool slowly, but water tree can darken or swell.If you properly care for potted flowers, they grow well in wooden, plastic or earthenware containers.

Selection land
For plants you want to use ready-mix, which can be bought in stores.It is easy to choose the right plants for your mix, a great range of choice.To the soil in the pot is not compacted in the ready-mix add coarse sand, charcoal, sawdust and small pebbles.

When buying a ready mix note, for which it is intended the plants, shelf life, acidity, structure and what fertilizers it added.Prior to transplant open the packaging, nitrogen that has accumulated during the storage mixture should evaporate or be affected plant roots.For planting and transplanting houseplants can not use ordinary garden soil, it just does not fit in their composition, and often contaminated with pathogenic organisms and pests, they multiply and comfort can harm the plant.
If you can not buy ready-made land, garden sterilize the substrate: moisten and steam the substrate in the oven for one hour at a temperature of about 80 C. or 100

Preparing pot
Wash, if before it was used.Clay pot soak overnight in water to save a pot of burnt lime, it is when combined with water to form the roots of harmful compounds.At the bottom of the pot to pour drainage: shards, pieces of brick or concrete block.Drainage fill a small layer of earth.Good water the plant.After an hour carefully, one hand holding the earth com, turn the pot.Second hand carefully remove the pot from the earthen coma.

To make it easier to separate them, knocking the edge of the pot on any hard surface.When transplanting large plant in a wooden pot to remove the hoops, and then remove the wooden parts.Trying not to damage the roots of plants, pointed stick or hands, carefully clean the roots of the plant on top of the earth.Remove the rotten roots.The damaged root plants sprinkle with powdered charcoal.

Seal the land around the coma, slowly pour the ground that its level reached the bottom of the stem.The plant is watered.Sometimes large plants is not desirable to turn over, just replace the 5 cm topsoil on a fresh coat.

Now we know about the transplant houseplants and useful tips on how to repot houseplants.Good luck in the care of their green plants.Let them be healthy, strong, and its beauty are admired!