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Dihondra "Silver Falls" - elegant decoration of your garden

It convolvulaceae plant common in the Australasian and North America. Dihorndry stems can reach up to 1.8 m length, which allows the use of a plant in a garden plot design, arbors, terraces, balconies.

Flower feels well both at home and outdoors, easy to tolerate shade. Dihondru can be grown from seed on their own, let us consider in detail how to do it.


Growing seedlings


Special decorative dihondra gets a hundred days after emergence. The climatic conditions of the middle band and the suburbs to start planting from January to late March.

For sowing use a slightly acidic soil. At the bottom of the container layer is laid expanded clay or make holes excess water to drip down.

The seeds are laid out on the surface and cover with a dark film. Indoors provide temperature + 22-25 degrees. Approximately 7-10 days there are young sprouts, and now the film can be removed. Seedlings dihondry moisturize, avoiding drying of the soil. About a month later the plants are seated on separate cups.


Dihondra on a garden site


In late May or early June, the plants are transplanted into pots or hanging planters. At the bottom is laid concrete block, then a layer of sand soil. Each container is placed on two or three copies, so the plants will look more decorative.

Dihondru watered sparingly, as the fertilizer used formulations for decorative foliage plants. Fertilizing needed every two weeks, except for the fall and winter.


To make the crown of lush, plant stems are cut. In autumn the plants are cut, leaving a 10 cm above the soil surface, and are entered in the cool room. Spring dihondru transferred into heat, pour, and then there are new shoots.


If you plant a few years, it can be used for cuttings. Such planting material may be abundant. Cuttings are taken quickly and are actively growing, forming a beautiful "Silver Falls".

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