All about tulips: how to look after

All about tulips: how to look after

Tulips serve as natural decoration of almost each personal plot. This fine ornamental plant symbolizes happiness, love, glory, pride and harmony.

Tulip – resistant and unpretentious perennial plant, however in order that it was pleasing to the eye the beauty throughout all vegetative period, it is necessary to take care of its correct landing, of leaving after germination and during blossoming in time.

Correct landing

The place where the earth friable, fertile and where there is a lot of the sun quite will be suitable for landing of tulips. The main what it is necessary to take care just before landing of plant of – carefully to sort planting stock.

Sorting of planting stock (tulip bulbs) happens in several stages. For a start, each lukovichka needs to be examined attentively on availability of damages, characteristic symptoms of diseases and rotting. Sick bulbs should be separated at once from healthy as they can be infection source. After that all healthy bulbs should be sorted by diameter – large separately from small. For record: you should not plant small bulbs together with large as then it is possible to face problems when sorting planting stock the next year. Sick bulbs should not be thrown out at all. It is necessary to remove the top, infected layers from them and to poison half an hour in weak solution of potassium permanganate. If the bulb has been inadvertently damaged, then the problem place can be cut accurately, without mentioning inside layer.

Leaving after germination

After bulbs have sprouted (as a rule, germination happens at the end of March – the beginning of April), escapes need to be examined attentively. Not sprouted planting stock and also those sprouts on which symptoms of diseases are observed should be dug out and destroyed at once. It becomes not to give the chance to extend infections to healthy plants. After germination of sprouts of tulips, the earth around them needs to be loosened periodically. Thus roots of plants will get access to oxygen and evaporation of moisture from the earth will decrease. It is necessary to water recently sprouted plants moderately, however and it is not desirable to allow dryings of the soil. The sprouted plants it is necessary to feed up periodically. At this stage it is worth giving preferences to fertilizers which contain nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium as it will contribute to rapid growth and the development of plant. It is important to know that it is necessary to feed up plant very accurately not to damage leaves. Fertilizer for fertilizing needs to be diluted with water, in a dry form it is less effective.

Leaving during blossoming

After buds of tulips have revealed, it is necessary to pay special attention them to watering. During this period the flowers need intensive watering – not less than 10 liters on one square meter. It is necessary to give to drink tulips so that to exclude water ingress on leaves and on the dismissed buds. Fertilizers which should be used during blossoming of tulips have to contain more phosphorus, potassium, pine forest, zinc and magnesium. It is desirable not to use fertilizing with the high content of nitrogen during this period. The site on which tulips grow should be weeded periodically from weeds.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team