Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Plant Flowers Bromeliad


Weather lately is really confusing. For ornamental plant hobbyists, this condition is very disturbing and destructive collection of favorite plants. The solution, choose only plants that are resistant all weather. In the morning heat, a flash and then heavy rain. It's unpredictable. Well, three of the following plants has proven its strength in all weather.
So you need not worry about damaged crops. Please choose from!

BromeliaPlants from the bromeliad family is easily cultivated and has hundreds of species. Its appeal comes from rosette leaves are beautiful and grow irregularly. Bromelia beauty also lies in the shape, leaf color, and appearance of the beautiful flowers. Bromelia flowers can last a long time, about 3-5 months and still remain fresh. In some species, the leaves are serrated, while other species are soft with no serrations. Type Bromelia very many and varied, both flowering and non flowering. Some species are very similar to their relatives, the pineapple fruit (Ananas comosus L.). Most bromeliads have leaf sheath (bract) which is shaped like a crown of pineapple fruit.Drought ResistantBromeliads that grow there in the room (indoor) and some are grown outdoors. Bromeliads are often regarded as a dry crop because of drought tolerance. However, some species, especially the thin-leaved, berhabitat humid tropics.Simple TreatmentFrom where it grows, there Bromelia who live on land (terrestrial plant) and some live as passengers plants (epiphytes). That is, the plant was attached to the plant or nearby objects, but does not suck food from host plants or objects. Bromeliads is a type of ornamental plants that do not require special care and complicated. He can be grown in various conditions. Even outside the country, this plant is also called the lazy plant, because it can grow well without the need for care. Bromeliads do not need watering too often. Importantly, adapted to the medium conditions. Flush if the medium was seen to dry. In the armpit leaves should also always be a pool of water, so that when the bottom of the dry cropping the media, he would not have water shortages. Fertilization quite three months with slow release fertilizer. NPK fertilizer can also be used but this kind of easy to absorb, so the frequency of fertilization should be more frequent. Only a few "enemies" Bromelia, one of which is a leaf-eating locusts. To fix this, just spray pesticides. Use a planting medium shredded coconut fiber or fern. Bromeliads should also be placed in the open, but not exposed to direct sun.Easily propagatedPropagation Bromelia be of roots, seeds, or seedlings. Propagation by seedling will produce a good seed, although the process is longer. Bromeliads can be grown in single pots, can also be arranged to form colonies. In general, colonies Bromelia placed on the edge of the walkway or used as a point of interest in the middle of the park (Hasto Prianggoro)

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