Azalea is a beautifully flowering flower of the heather family.
The period of abundant flowering from December to April.
Azalea is a very capricious flower, requiring great attention, good care.
If you make a lot of effort, then she will thank you with delightful in its beauty colors.
Azalia loves the sun very much. Sunlight should be scattered, under the direct rays of azalea perishes. The best place for a pot with azalea is a window facing south-west.
In an apartment in summer, the ideal temperature should be +20 degrees, and in winter - +13 degrees. Very hot and dry air can not stand.
Taking care of azalea, do not allow dryingOf the earth. Make sure that the soil is always slightly moistened. The ideal time for watering is early morning. When azalea starts to bloom, watering should be abundant. Alternate watering - superficial and pallet. Water in the pan for two hours, then drain it. Do not forget to spray. When sprinkling, cover the buds and flowers with your hand.
Young Azalea It is necessary to transplant every year. Transplant it after when it fades. Root a little loosening, if it is too large, then trim. Transplanted Azalea Put in the most shady, warm place. After about 30 days the azalea should take root and give new shoots.
To azalea was neat and beautiful, it is necessary to do pinching new shoots. Pinching is done in May. The more you do this, the more magnificent the azalea bush will become.
To do this, cut off or tear the tip of a young shooter at a height of 10 cm. Then, when the new side shoots are 3 cm long, again pinch them.
In summer Azalea You can put on a balcony or land on an open ground in a well-lit place, but not under direct sunlight.
In winter it is better to water Azalea In the pallet. Often moisturize the air in the room.