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HOW propagate lilies

How to propagate lilies

Lily - bright flowering plant of great beauty.

The perfection and elegance of an original form of flowers is impressive and fascinating. Variety of colors and pleasant aroma release these beautiful flowers on a background of other colors.

Propagation lilies in several ways.



Reproduction of the children. It is advisable to propagate lily in this way at the end of August or earlyof September. Carefully separate the children, who were formed in the underground part of the stem from the mother plant. Put them in a specially prepared ground. After landing a permanent place be sure to moisten the earth.


Reproduction bulbs. Approximately 3-4 year life of the plant forms the socket bulbs. Separate the onion with a sufficient root system in mid-August. Note that after flowering lily severely depleted. Wait for 1-1.5 months, so the bulb has gained momentum, it became a dense, large and firm. This will contribute to a warm atmosphere, food, as well as the presence of moisture. Try not to cut the roots. bulb socket is not always easy to break, so sometimes they have to share power (hands, without resorting to tools). Planted bulbs in well-moistened soil to a depth of 10-15 cm.


Reproduction of the bulb. Multiply this way, not all varieties lilyBut some form in leaf axilsstem buds (the bulb). On one shoot develops up to 200 pieces of similar bulb. To improve bulbonosnost plants, do not forget the time to remove faded flower buds and regularly moisten the soil. In late August, the bulb can be easily separated from the main stem. Collect them and treat with a weak solution of potassium permanganate (about 15-20 minutes). Then landed in the soil to a depth of 3-5 cm. Be sure to leave a distance between the holes of 10-15 cm. In the winter planting nestle sawdust, leaves or peat.


Propagation onion flakes. In this way, with one bulb, you can collect up to 150 scales of planting material. The optimal period for this type of breeding - spring. Scales choose large, fleshy, healthy and free from blemishes. Remove the bulb from the scales and treat with a weak solution of potassium permanganate. Dry and store them in a clean plastic bag to 1-1.5 months. Store bag with scales to be in a dark place at room temperature. One week before planting, remove flakes in the refrigerator, to form the bulb. The resulting hybrid landed in boxes, soil or greenhouses. The soil should be well hydrated and protected from strong winds and direct sunlight.

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