Proper care for daffodils after flowering
Narcissus is a flower that symbolizes beauty. Inside its soft white buds is a small red-orange crown. The plant has a fine exquisite stem and exudes a tart "oriental" flavor. The flower multiplies by bulbs. Therefore, proper care for narcissus after flowering will preserve and multiply the population of this plant. Today, these flowers are grown not only to decorate flower beds and landscapes, but also as a pot culture at home.
Flowers of daffodils. Care
In view of the fact that this plant is unpretentious, forits cultivation can use absolutely any garden ground. The flower feels great both in the sun and in the shade. It can grow well even on heavy soil fertilized with humus. The only thing that should be avoided when planting a plant is wet soils, where water stagnates for a long time in the off-season. It is very important to prepare the land in advance. About a month before planting flowers it should be dug. And, of course, do not forget to make fertilizer.
Plant the plant best in early autumnor the end of summer. Approximately 12-15 cm deep, bulbs should be placed, from which later narcissuses will appear. Place the planting well to water it. Caring for daffodils after flowering suggests their digging out of the ground. Therefore, depending on when you plan to extract the bulbs, you should observe a certain distance when planting the plants.
If in a year or two, the seeds are recommendedplace at a distance of 10 cm from each other. If you want to get a fairly large number of "children", plant flowers in such a way that the gaps between them are not less than 20 cm.
Caring for daffodils after flowering, as well asduring their active growth, presupposes obligatory top dressing of plants. Fertilizers are recommended to be applied during bud formation. For these purposes, ammonium nitrate is best. Nitrophosphoric and nitrogen-potassium fertilizers can also be used. It should be borne in mind that the flowers do not tolerate high acidity.
Care of daffodils after flowering
After the buds begin to wither, they must be carefully trimmed, not allowing the seeds to tie.
When the leaves of the plant turn yellow, you can digbulbs. To protect them from diseases, it is recommended to treat them with fungicides before storage. Then the bulbs should be dried and placed in a cool dry place.
Home narcissus. Care
When planted in a pot, the bulb should be placedso that its 1/3 part was on the surface. After this, the plant must be watered. Then pot with bulb should be placed in a dark place, the temperature in which does not exceed +5 degrees. Once the daffodil leaves the sprout, it can be moved to a normal room. With regular watering, the flower will soon show its first buds. Next year, in the autumn, the bulbs can be planted in the open ground. For growing in a pot, as a rule, they are no longer used.