Gerber - a beautiful flower garden, which enjoys great popularity among gardeners.
Gerber garden: description
wide range of colors of the garden plants, opened over a century ago in South Africa, the Dutch botanist Rehmanniae fully fill the garden with bright colors.Adapted for cultivation both in the garden and indoors, gerbera has more than 100 varieties.The best known are types of red coloring;This Saskia, Rudy Amsterdam and Robin.Although purple, pink, cream, yellow and white gerbera, however, and perhaps more charming.
Gerber garden, planting and maintenance of which require compliance with certain conditions, is a perennial plant characterized by basal leaves and flowers romashkopodobnymi.In the garden you can enjoy it flowering from early spring to late autumn days.Height beautiful garden in the middle reaches 30 cm, some specimens can reach 60 cm. Diameter flowers (simple, double and semi-double) is about 12-16 cm. In addition, gerbera, garden, care in the home for which is also quite simple, looks greaton the windowsill.Features
Beauty - not only the dignity of gerbera;even love flower growers for the simplicity of care, rapid growth and development, a long flowering period and resistance in the form of a cut.Gerbera flowers is recommended to break out of the nest, and not cut;the smallest of the remaining on the bush peduncle can cause the complete decay of the plant.
The above properties in full gerbera charming garden, planting and care is a real pleasure, while showing growth in areas with a mild warm climate, which is an integral part of the hot summer.A place for planting is desirable to choose a large illuminated sunlight afternoon.This will prevent unnatural stretching stems in height and size and will provide color flowers provided for the class.
Gerber garden: planting and care
photo of this flower is unlikely someone will impress.And grow such a miracle alone is not too difficult!During the period of watering should be abundant wildflowers during the rest moderately cautious;flower critical applies to soil drying, and overabundance of moisture.When watering, it is important to make sure that the water (required soft and room temperature) does not impinge on the sheet plate and flowed into a sheet outlet, because it is fraught with rotting plants.For the qualitative growth of Gerbera is required to provide regular fertilization, about once every 2 weeks.
autumn gerbera requires dig, transplant into a large storage capacity, the amount of which is determined by the size of the plant.The best soil composition for transplantation is a mixture of peat and leaf soil (2 parts) and sand (1 part).Necessarily require good drainage, which is suitable for the concrete block.To avoid rot during landing and transplanting plants root neck should be placed above the ground.
Reproduction gerbera garden
Propagated gerbera garden, planting and care which do not constitute a special difficulty, seeds and division of the bush - the most common and also the easy way.Spring (about April-May) bushes 2-3 years of age is required to split into several parts, leaving every 2-3 young leaves.The roots of the crop is recommended up to 10 cm. When planting is necessary to control that the plug is located above the ground 1-1.5 cm;This will cause a good growth and flowering.
Sowing the seeds produced in a light soil mix in January-March, at a depth of 2-3 mm.For optimum germination temperature should be below 18 degrees.If all conditions of the first shoots appear after one - a maximum of two weeks.After the formation of 4-5 leaves on the seedlings can be planted in the last pots.The first flowering gerbera garden, cultivation and care that give pleasure and distract from the urgent problems, please in 10-11 months after planting.It is worth knowing that the plants grown from seeds, have no parent properties.
Gerber garden: pests and diseases
Some lack gerbera can be considered its high susceptibility to various diseases.Therefore, in order to prevent destruction of the flower of various kinds of soil pests before planting necessarily requires special preparations process.Most often it affects gerbera root collar rot, caused by a fungus caused by contaminated soil or stagnation of moisture.For prevention it is recommended to comply with the irrigation regime is also required to improve soil drainage.
Gray mold caused by excess moisture in the ground, destroyed by special preparations.However, it is not recommended during the processing of getting a flower that can cause unsightly stains.
Powdery mildew can strike gerbera in the summer heat at an elevated temperature.Measures to combat the disease is the application of appropriate fungicides or sulfa drugs.
Aphids, spider mites and thrips are the diseases that cause the death of the plant.Signs of their appearance will be yellowing gerbera and its withering.In this case the plant should be protected with special insecticidal preparations.
Winter care for Gerbera
the winter garden gerbera, planting and maintenance of which require knowledge of certain characteristics, needs harboring;suitable material for this purpose is a straw or dry leaves.In areas with cold climates gerbera grown as annual plants or dug in anticipation of winter with a lump of soil and transplanted into a volume pot that will hold up to the spring.The room for this to be lit, well ventilated and cool: 7-8 degrees Celsius.It is in these conditions can easily survive the cold season gerbera garden.Caring for the winter is required for areas with cold climates.
Finally, it should be said that the cultivation of gerbera - troublesome and laborious.Subject to all terms of its content and ensuring proper care of such a luxurious flower resembling huge beautiful daisy, will please its chic flowering over a long period, filling the garden with bright colors.