How to transplant zamiokulkas?

The botanical description of this plant appeared at the beginning of the 19th century. Zamiokulkas belongs to the family of aroids. Distribution as an indoor flower became popular in the 90s of the last century, thanks to the Dutch flower auctions.

Very unpretentious plant suffers both insufficient lighting, and air dryness, and rare watering. However, when he gets from the store into the house, it must necessarily be transplanted. The fact is that in flower shops zamiokulkas comes planted in a special transport substrate. The composition of the substrate is such that it does not transfer water. Transplant the plant before the first watering, as water is not absorbed into the substrate, and on the roots is formed a crust that does not allow air and food. Roots begin to rot.

Transplant zamiokulkasa can be carried out regardless of the season. And when the plant becomes a permanent resident in the house, it is held every year. When the plant grows to considerable size, it is transplanted les

s often - every 2-3 years. Usually, after a transplant, the zamiokulkas dumps flowers and buds, the growth of the bush slows down. But this should not upset you, because after adaptation, the plant develops with violent energy.

So, after removing the transport mixture from the roots, gently untangle the tangled roots. You need to do this very carefully, so as not to damage the weak roots. For planting, choose a pot, the volume of which is 1.5 times the transport container. The plant begins to grow actively if its roots have reached the walls. The pot must have drainage holes. Soil mixture is prepared from leaf land, peat, humus and sand, taken in the same amount. So that the soil is rich in food for the plant, you can add as much humus to the mixture. To make the root system feel good, a drainage layer is laid on the bottom of the container for planting.

This plant is popularly called a "dollar tree".It brings luck and wealth to its master. Therefore, it can be kept not only in the house, but also in the office. Moreover, this plant gets used to any conditions and gratefully responds to caring care.