How to grow up seedling of asters

How to grow up seedling of asters

Seldom what seasonal or personal plot is not decorated with huge bed of asters. Usually in midland of Russia they are grown up in the form of one-year culture in the seedling way. To seed seedling, it is necessary to pave the way and flowers seeds.

It is required to you

  • - boxes;
  • - soil mix;
  • - seeds;
  • - film;
  • - arches.


1. To seed asters on seedling, fill soil mix in boxes. It is better to buy it in shop for gardeners intended for seedling distillation. If you want to make independently soil mix, then mix three parts of the turf with one part of sand and one part of peat. Carefully steam the prepared mix. For this purpose place it in gauze, pour into bucket 2 liters of water, hang up bag with the soil over steam and make disinfecting of the soil within 4 hours, constantly adding the boiling-away water. Process is very long and labor-consuming therefore if you have no time to be engaged in so large-scale actions, then after all it is better to buy the soil.

2. Seed seeds in boxes, powder them with bank or pine-forest sand. Previously calcinate sand in pan and cool. The layer of sand has to be equal about 2.5 cm.

3. Accurately water crops through small strainer, cover with film, put to the warm place with temperature 22-23os. In 5-7 days, shoots will appear. Make sword-play when 2 leaflets, approximately in 10 days after shoots appear.

4. Transplant asters at distance of 5 cm from each other. Asters very much love sunlight therefore grow up seedling at window. In warm days you take out boxes that plants got used to direct sunshine.

5. Plant asters on bed in May, short-term frosts up to 3-4 degrees to plants are not terrible.

6. If you want to grow up asters without carrying out crops in house or hothouse conditions, then prepare the place for landing since fall, deeply dig over bed. Sow on it asters as soon as snow descends and the soil that it was possible to come to the garden site will dry up. Cover crops with film. After shoots make thinning and put arches with film. In warm days remove film.

7. At such way of cultivation of aster will blossom even earlier, than at seedling distillation as they should not be dived and replaced.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team