As it is sometimes disappointing when you spread a considerable sum for the purchase of hybrid seeds of petunias, but they are either bad sprout, sprouts or after some time they fall off and die.
But there are simple ways.
They will not let that happen and as a result get pyshnomahrovye flowers that will decorate a balcony or a suburban area.
The sale can be found latelypackets of seeds of hybrid petunias. Next to the name is an abbreviation of F1. There are such seeds are more expensive than usual, but some of them grow beautiful flowers - terry, prichudlivookrashennye.
First of all, you need to choose the right lifelanding. Petunia growing for a long time, so some growers plant seeds in the winter, but do not need. Such germs most often exposed to "black leg" - a disease, because of which they fall, as knocked down.
Growing petunias should be deferred to the beginning - mid-March. At this time already enough sunlight, which is great effect on germination and growth of the flower.
Planting the seeds of petunias on - an important point. To do this, you need only use a good light soil. If you are confident in the quality of the purchase, you can put into it. If this fact is questionable - sprinkle the ground in a special container, then you need to anneal the primer in a microwave oven. To do this, turn it on full blast and hold there seedling ground for 5 minutes. If not the kitchen appliance, ground calcined in an oven at 190C for 15 minutes.
When the earth has cooled, pour it intocapacity, spill defended lukewarm water, then made planting petunia seedlings. Petunia seeds scatter on the soil surface, not prisypaya their land. Place the container in a warm bright place, covering the transparent cellophane. The same is done and planting petunias hang-downing.
After 4-6 days, there will be small seedlings untilstill, do not remove the cellophane, even weak shoots develop in such greenhouses. If the film is condensate, ventilate the plant for a short time.
It is important to prevent drafts, as theyIt is also one of the reasons for the spread of the "black feet". Excessive moistening can also lead to this. Seedlings watered petunias lukewarm water from the sprinkler, and the jet to be weak, scattered.
If possible, during the March dosvechivayte petunia. Then they grow up strong and healthy.
After 30 days after emergence is necessaryrarefy seedling planting, each plant in a separate small plastic cup of 4.5 cm in diameter. It is possible to transplant them into a large capacity in scheme 5 x 5 cm.
Planting petunias in the open ground is madeend of spring frosts. The soil should be light, fertile, rich in organic ripe. In the 1st quarter. m. add 2 tbsp. l. flower granular fertilizer or nitrophosphate, are buried rake.
Growing petunias presents no particular difficulties. Pour it in the evening 2-3 times a week, weed, carefully loosen the soil around the plants.
If you do it right, the plant willdelight you with its stunning flowers throughout the summer and fall. After all, Petunia is not afraid of small frosts. If you would be sorry to part with a beautiful plant, dig it from the ground clod, planted in a flower pot and transfer to the apartment.
Home Petunia great winters. At this time, not often, but watering it. In winter, the plant will throw the leaves, in mid-February start dosvechivat, feed it a complex mineral fertilizer every 2 weeks, and soon the flower come to life, it will appear on the leaves. In mid-May, the plant will land in the country or put to the balcony, and another summer you will have the opportunity to admire the lush beautiful flowers.