Transplant is required from time to time for all indoor plants. If done correctly and timely - the plant will actively grow and please others with its appearance. And for this it is important to know how and when to change the indoor flowers.
- Transplant rules
- Best period for transplanting
Flower needs a transplant if:
- stopped the growth process;
- the plant withers and turns yellow;
- leaves and flowers became noticeably smaller;
- the plant does not fit in the pot;
- roots filled the entire interior space of the pot.
If you are convinced that your flower needs to be transplanted - consider the following important details of this process:
- The pot for transplantation should be selected 2-4 centimeters in diameter larger than the previous one.
- If a significant part of the root system of the plant had to be removed during the transplantation - a new pot, on the contrary, should be smaller.
- A new clay pot, before planting a plant, you need to fill it with water for 10-12 hours.
- You can not transplant flowers in the period of rest and flowering.
- The old pot is important to clean out of contamination and disinfect.
- The new primer should match the needs of a particular plant. Picking it, remember this rule: dense soil - for abundant flowering, more friable - for good growth.
- You can not completely remove old soil from the roots of the plant.
In the very process of transplantation, it is important to adhere to the following rules and sequence of actions:
- Prepare everything you need - pot, tools, watering can with water, the right amount of properly selected soil.
- An hour before transplantation it is good to water the plant.
- Carefully remove the plant from an old pot, tapping on its walls. If necessary, the earth clod can be separated from the inner walls with a knife.
- Trim rotted, dried and damaged roots.
- Put small pieces of an old clay pot or fragments of brick and claydite on the bottom of the pot for good drainage, top with a small layer of sand and new soil.
- Set the plant on a new layer of earth so that it is not deeper than in the previous pot.
- Gradually fill the damp ground formed between the pot walls and the earthy clod gaps, tapping the pot gently on the table.
- Seal the ground, gently pouring a new layer until it aligns with the base of the stem, and will not extend one centimeter to the edge of the pot.
- Abundantly water the flower and put it for a week in the shade. During this period of adaptation, the plant should not be fed and watered abundantly.
- After a week, the plant can be returned to its original location, and three days later - to the normal watering and feeding regime.
The best period for transplanting
In order for the transplantation process to pass smoothly and the plant grow wellafter this procedure, it is important to do this at the right time.
What is the best period for transplanting indoor flowers? According to the flower growers, it is best to do this in the spring. It is during this period that the plant is able to adapt more quickly and easily to new conditions.
When changing colors, it is important to take into account the time of day. It is best to conduct this procedure from 4 pm to 8 pm. Does it matter on what days is the plant transplantation carried out? Definitely, yes.
The most successful for this procedure are the first days after the new moon, as well as the periods when the moon is in signs such as:
These days are indicated in the calendar of flower growers. For example, in April, the best days, when you can change indoor flowers, are 1, 28 and 29 number. But in May, only one favorable day, when you can change indoor flowers - May 9.