Summer is a good time to rethink your first steps. Horticulture. Today we will talk about a plant that will fit perfectly into every corner of your home. will make the whole house smell with a delicate fresh aroma. about Andromeda Yes, although it sounds like a galaxy, Andromeda or Pieris Japonica also a herb It is characterized by beautiful bell-shaped flowers that will be beautiful in your home. We will tell you more details about how to plant andromeda at home and The care this plant needs grow strong and healthy.
How to plant an Andromeda at home
this Andromeda It is a not very tall evergreen shrub, making it ideal for growing as a houseplant. It blooms only in early spring.
For plant this bush and for it to bloom quickly in your home, the most recommended thing is to plant a root ball directly, as the seeds will take much longer. Also, rainy days are perfect for planting them. Take the root ball and place it in a container of rainwater until the air bubbles formed during the soaking disappear. Then remove it and slowly untangle the roots.
In a deep pot, dig a fairly deep hole about three times the size of your root ball. Mix the soil you removed from the pit with heather soil and put some at the bottom of the pit. Then put the plant in the hole and cover it with the rest of the soil you prepared. Press the soil a little with your hand so that it is firm and give plenty of water.
The care Andromeda needs
After potting andromeda plant You should water a lot, especially in the beginning. Later, when it starts to develop, you will be able to withstand drought better and expand the irrigation area.
Andromeda can also thrive if exposed to direct sun and in semi-shaded areas. Although it is more sensitive to extreme heat, it withstands cold well. Therefore, place it near a window where it will receive sunlight most of the day.
appropriate watering the andromeda plant Make sure the soil is always slightly moist. Ideally, irrigate with rainwater whenever possible.
this Pieris Japonica it should also be fertilized once a year, preferably in the fall. It is also recommended to prune the leaves slightly after flowering. a highly disease resistant plant and pests, but special attention should be paid to mealybugs and aphids, which can attack it.