Raise some flowers and grass indoors, you can watch the leaves and enjoy the flowers without leaving home, not only the decoration is beautiful, but the mood will become better every day. Today to take you to know a new type of indoor potted green plant, its skin is as solid as a green lotus, the ornamental value is higher, friends who like to raise flowers can take a look.
First, understand the "fine leaf silk reed"
Fine leaf silk reeds
This plant is called "fine leaf reed", is a cactus family, silk reed perennial fleshy herb, native to South America, Sri Lanka, Madagascar is also distributed, is now widely cultivated around the world, is an emerging indoor ornamental plant, with a strong habit of the skin, clear and beautiful appearance and other advantages of people like.
Excellent hanging plants
Fine leaf silk reed belongs to the cactus, and other cacti look different, it is epiphytic succulent, the whole body without thorns, no leaves, you see the green, in fact, it is its stem, the stem is long, naturally hanging down, and the branching is excellent, the plant type is compact, like a waterfall, with a hanging pot to raise, hanging on the balcony, eaves, window edge and other places, the decorative effect is very good, and do not need a large pot, caliber 15 cm small pot can be raised.
The flowers of the silk reeds
Silk reeds This flower comes out, it is praised by flower friends as the "ceiling of the hanging plant world", because it has a high ornamental value, first of all, the plant type is beautiful, the branches are leafy, the stems are lush, and the green and oily state is maintained all year round, showing a sense of vitality, the flowers are born at the end of the stem, the white flowers, white and flawless, like small wind chimes, fresh and elegant.
After the flowers are finished, they bear fruit
The flowers of the silk reed will bear fruit after they have bloomed, the small fruit is green when it first blooms, and it becomes a white berry after ripening, which is the kind of fruit of the common cactus, small, round, a little cute, you can watch the fruit during the hanging fruit, the fruit can be eaten after ripening, the taste is similar to the dragon fruit, the taste is sweet.
The flowering period is very long
The flowering period of fine leaf silk reeds is not short, and "small leaf ephemeral flowers" are similar to it, at the end of the spring, the temperature will flower as soon as it rises, and it will bloom again after autumn, and the full flowering period is in the summer, which can be repeated several times a year, and it will bear fruit after it is finished, and the fruit will soon bloom again, and the cycle will start again, only the winter is a short rest (the northern winter enters the house, there is heating and sufficient sunshine, it can also bloom again).
Second, the planting of silk reeds
The skin is strong and strong
Fine leaf silk reeds are skinny, with shade resistance, drought tolerance, barrenness and other advantages, maintenance is not difficult, as long as you master the method, novice flower friends can also raise well. Here's a little advice for beginners:
Pots: it would be better to use a plastic pot with good air permeability, the caliber is not very large, 15-20 cm is enough, the bottom should have a water outlet, and the large pot can use several more plants;
Soil: prefer loose, humus-rich, good air permeability of the soil, such as humus soil, peat soil, add some particulate matter will be better, it is not recommended to use vegetable garden soil;
Suitable environment: silk reeds originate under the shade trees of the tropical rain forest, where there is little direct light, only a little oblique light can penetrate the leaf layer to reach, so they prefer scattered light, do not like direct light, family planting, placed on the balcony, window sill and other places with scattered light on the line, south balcony, north balcony can be, more shade-tolerant, the demand for light is not very strong;
Easy to take care of
Watering: Silk reed belongs to succulent plants, the whole plant is fleshy, the body stores a lot of water, more drought-resistant, but its place of origin is high temperature, high humidity, so it prefers water, is a more watering, less watering can be plant, generally recommended "see dry and wet, not dry and not watered";
Fertilization: Spring, summer and autumn can be watered more thin fertilizer, directly irrigation of roots, do not touch the stem, flowers, fruits;
Reproduction: Like crab claw orchids, you can use stems to cut cuttings, the survival rate is very high, as long as you want, a pot can become many pots;
Summer, overwintering: when the summer is high, it should be moved to a cool and ventilated place to avoid being exposed to the sun, as long as it is not exposed to the sun, the summer is very simple, or it is relatively heat-resistant; The disadvantage is that it is not hardy, the temperature is lower than 6 degrees is recommended to enter the house, in addition to Liangguang, Fujian Hainan and other places, the rest of the provinces and cities recommend moving home in winter.
It is shade-resistant and can also be raised indoors
Summary: There are dozens of varieties of silk reeds, in addition to fine leaf reeds, as well as middle leaf reeds, triangular leaf reeds, coarse leaf reeds, red leaf reeds, etc., the habits are similar, easy to raise and manage, "face value" has a thousand autumns, is the indoor potting industry "new favorite", there are still places at home to raise flowers friends can try.
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