In natural conditions, garnet grows on stony dry slopes and solonchaks. It is not surprising that at home he is quite unpretentious.
Room garnet perfectly tolerates low air humidity and does not impose special requirements on the ground.
Even an inexperienced florist can take care of him, having received a healthy and full-fledged plant.
Room garnet loves bright lighting. Under the sunlight its leaves get a reddish hue, and the fruits become more saturated color. That is why the plant is better placed on the south and south-east windows. In summer, it is advisable to take garnets on a balcony or plant them in the garden in open ground.
In nature, garnet grows in regions where the climate is mild. Therefore, the plant should not be subjected to sudden temperature changes.
In spring and autumn, a grenade needs abundant watering,In winter it is reduced to a moderate one. On particularly hot days, the plant reacts well to spraying. Water before watering is recommended to be protected during the day at room temperature. In the period of active growth, add to it a complex liquid fertilizer. Top dressing should be done every 10-12 days.
In autumn, when the period of rest begins, the room garnet throws off most of the leaves. Do not worry, this is normal. With the onset of spring, young buds and first buds will appear.
Grenade grafting is required every two years. It is best to spend it in the spring. Soil for planting should consist of 1 part of clean sand, 2 parts of peat, 2 parts of humus and 4 parts of sod land.
The main pests of indoor pomegranate areScabbard, aphids and whitefly. To protect the plant, use special chemicals or folk remedies, which include a solution of laundry soap, an infusion of onion husk or tobacco.