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Nolina bigelovii

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20 Jun : 17:37

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nolina_bigelovii2.jpgROOM unassuming plant, native of Mexico (Agave family). Each copy of this plant is distinguished by a bright personality. This applies especially to form a trunk that is butilkovoobrazna serves to vlagosabirane during the dry periods because NOLINA is an inhabitant of desert and arid areas.

This is a unique representative of the family Liliev. Reaches a height of 1.8 meters in height. Growing tufts of leaves at its base are evergreen, oblong, and a greyish tsyavt, wide is about 2,5 cm on the edge of the leaves have hairs. Stem, which keeps the color reaches a height of 2 meters. NOLINA flowers in May and June, with cream to white clusters that resemble the colors of the principle Yukata.Po NOLINA not bloom every year, but the leaves are sufficiently attractive accent in any garden.

In nature NOLINA is an unusual tree reaching a height In 4-10 meters in indoor conditions, but usually reach only one meter, is growing very slowly and there is a supplement to its name - baby palm. Under favorable conditions, such as winter garden, can grow to two meters and a half.

NOLINA polusyanka well tolerated and, in 3-4 meters from the window, but on a brighter and more sunny location grows better and forms a dense and lush foliage. Its leaves can reach a length of 60 cm trunk If insufficient light is distorted.
In summer you can export the fresh outdoor air - on the balcony or in the garden.

Favorable summer temperature is 18-20 degrees and in winter prefers bright and cool place with temperature to 15 degrees, but not lower than 10 degrees.

Watered through the summer but sparingly in completely dry soil between two watering once every 5-7 days. Watering depends on air temperature. For NOLINA prepolivaneto is more dangerous than the drought - when excess moisture will rot the root and it will get sick of fungal diseases.
If light is scarce and often watering, the plant's trunk to retrieve the height and form as the typical appearance of a bottle. To kraychetata not dry the leaves should be sprayed with water. And watering and spraying it with warm stationed at least 12 hours of water.

Nourishes rarely, in spring and summer, once a month (from May to October) with a universal liquid fertilizer, diluted by double directions on the package, or fertilizer for cacti.
If NOLINA was bought in a small vessel for transportation must be replanted after 2-3 weeks. Transplant is usually once every 2-3 years in a wide, shallow and skin-deep container with good drainage layer. Older plants to transplant once every 5 years in the ceramic pot or pots, again with good drainage layer as the soil can be put wood ashes.

Is propagated by seed (very difficult because a good plant will be obtained after about 10 years), or lateral branches grow up from the main stem in spring or summer. Pedicle following excision must dry for 12 hours, then take root in soil and high air humidity and temperature around 25 degrees.

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