Orange - is still an exotic plantindoor horticulture, the whole point is that the plant is quite moody, hates drafts, temperature changes, and does not react to any stress.
But, growing it by all the rules, grooming and nurturing, can be grown not only a beautiful tree, but also to achieve flowering and fruiting orange indoors.
How to raise rootstock
The mistake many novice growers isthey are trying to grow an orange tree from seeds and fruits are waiting for him. At home, this will not be an orange blossom and, accordingly, do not give fruit. Make him do it, you can just instilling a sprig from a plant that already give the harvest, and the bones of the stock will turn out perfect.
Remove the bones from the very ripe orange andplant them in the bowl with a damp fertile substrate. It is best to use a ready pochvosmes for citrus, which can be purchased at a flower shop.
Planted more than one seed, so that later you can choose the strongest seedling rootstock to.
Bowl, cover with foil or glass and placethis mini-parnichok in a sunny place. Sprouts appear fairly quickly, then cover can be removed. Care of seedlings is easy. Water them as the top layer of soil dries, the land must always be moist.
When will the 3-4 true leaf, selectgrown among the strongest plants and transplant them into individual pots. Put in a warm sunny place. Periodically, loose soil, watering and fertilizing make special fertilizer for citrus. Do not move the seedlings to a different location, an orange that does not like.
How to plant a plant
When shoots become thick and odrevesneveyutat least 5 mm, it will be possible to initiate grafting. Prepare a stock. Cut off from the summer crop 1-2 sprigs. Remove from them all the leaves, leaving the stalks and buds. The lower part of the cutting blade cut away at a sharp acute angle with two sides (wedge should happen), the cut must be below the lower kidney.
Vaccination should be carried out immediately after cutting the cutting, but if this is not possible, wrap the wool material damp moss or sphagnum moss and place in a plastic bag.
Seedling shears cut off at 10 cm from thethe soil surface. Make it a vertical incision depth of about 2 cm and insert the resulting splitting of the cutting blade. Align the bark of the scion and rootstock.
All sections seal the garden pitch, and the placevaccinations wrap insulating tape. After about 1.5 months it can be removed. If you did everything right, cutting accustomed, Orange will begin to move rapidly in the growth and in 2 years will bloom white flowers with a pleasant aroma and will give you the first fruits.