And not a bad thing because it would be: growing his home now a dollar a tree, and we are only updated periodically leaves on it: we break the old, which would have grown faster than new ones. But jokes aside, as a house plant start is still possible. And it is called Zamioculcas. However, the money for this flower, to our great regret, do not grow.
Dollars are present only in his national title. And we can only guess, for what he called the name of Zamioculcas so promising? Maybe he was attracted to the truth in the house these coveted banknotes?
There is nothing easier than to check all in practice. And for this you need only buy Zamioculcas for his collection of indoor plants. But even if you managed to take root in the apartment only cacti that almost do not need watering and special care, you can try to grow more serious flower. Believe me, you will.
The most important thing is that zamioculcas perfectly fit into the interior of any home. Besides, maybe it will bring exorbitant wealth in the family. What? In our life there is everyone! And you can easily turn out to be a happy witness to the fact that the dollar tree justifies its right to be called that way. Especially that zamioculcas unpretentious and neobremenitelen care. We just need to get to know this wonderful plant closer. And, of course, observe the simple rules of care.
Zamioculcas What is this flower
Zamioculcas (zamioculcas) - one of the noblest representatives of houseplants. We can say that it is - a fashionable, elegant and rare flower. He has a very beautiful pinnatisect leaves are dark green, glossy (like a lacquer), right, almost perfect shape and the same size.
Zamioculcas Originally from South America. Prized it for a special form of leaves. Surprisingly, in the indoor environment tree dollar hardly blooms. However, instances have reached the venerable age, can easily suddenly covered with flowers, and in the apartment. But this process does not make much of an impression on you, rather disappointed. Because flowers at Zamioculcas - a plain white, yellowish or cream-colored cobs.
It is noteworthy that the Zamioculcas leaves grow directly from the ground, or rather, from the tubers of the bulbs. What ignorant person will take the stem, in fact turns out to be a sheet. Those processes, which we used to call the leaves, are actually feathers. Thus, the dollar tree leaf is an arrow with feathers (adult flower they can reach meters in height). Stalk him short and horizontal. It is located so close to the ground, which is similar to the rosette of leaves.
Dollar Tree has been and remains quite expensive potted plant. But really it is not cheap for adults only and overgrown specimens. The reason is that a lot of time passes before zamioculcas reach impressive sizes. Zamioculcas - a "perfect" flower room: caring for the minimum, it grows slowly, new leaves are rare. But, despite the fact that the plant is unpretentious, look after him still occasionally necessary. Well, at least you need to create favorable conditions for him.
How to properly care for the dollar tree
Ensure proper care dollar tree, a couple of years later, you get gorgeous plant that will amaze you with its beauty. At the same time you do not have to spend thousands of rubles for all sorts of attachments, flower develops normally even at home. Yet the pot with the plant is better to put in a bright room, since Zamioculcas loves light. At the same time it is necessary to protect the direct sun, which can burn the leaves. In summer it is desirable to keep the open air, and in winter - close to a cool window (but not near the battery).
By the humidity at this flower No special requirements. Enough from time to time to spray and wipe the dust from the leaves. But to incorrect watering the flower is sensitive. Zamioculcas is very easy to "fill", causing root rot (and other diseases), thus bringing a houseplant to death.
Flower enough liquid accumulates in the tuber bulb, so it is easy transfer drought, but can not cope with the excess moisture. Therefore, the soil in which it grows, we can not too often watered. By the way, if you go on a trip, you can not worry about that no one will take care of the dollar tree. 5-10 days, he will feel great.
In the period from April to August (during active growth) Zamioculcas need to feed around a couple of times a month. As a fertilizer for this flower will suit all those who are related to plants: cacti and succulents.
Transplanted the flower is not often - two or four years. This is done as the proliferation of the root system. If it is grown, the plant should be transplanted into a bowl large diameter drainage layer and soil, which is sold for succulents and cacti. You can prepare the soil mixture for this purpose and on their own. Suffice it to mix in equal proportions of turf and ground sheet, peat and sand.
Zamioculcas propagated by dividing the bush or the rooting leaves (cutting). Special requirements for this process there. Everything happens according to generally accepted rules. The only wish - use growth stimulants (phytohormones) and be patient. In fairness it should be noted that only a few dare to multiply Zamioculcas: for too long a process (can not be delayed for a month).
Errors in the care of Zamioculcas
Unfortunately, novice "gardeners" does not always know how to take care of similar colors. How do you know that you're doing something wrong? Carefully inspect Zamioculcas. Spotted color, got out the roots, crumbling leaves - all this suggests that it is time to change the pot, fertilize the plant or replant it.
Leaves turn yellow and dry
Always remember that the tree loves the light, warm and dry air, afraid of excess moisture. In no case do not put it in a draft or near heating appliances. If the leaves turn yellow flower on the one hand, change the room. With a lack of light flower stretches and loses its color.
The smell of rot
Leaves or roots rot if over-watering. In such a case will only change. Take a new land, equip proper drainage, stop pouring tree. Old soil in any case can not be used because it could be formed mold.
On the stem or leaf spots have appeared? This can be a fungus. If a flower ill buy in specialized stores antifungal sprays or additives and process of the dollar tree. Care thus exactly the same as before. The only thing that should be done is to use the old to feed. You could infect a tree through fertilizer. That's why you should not buy cheap products in transit and in the markets where health standards are not met.
As you can see, take care of dollar tree is not so difficult. The main thing - to provide for a good lighting, not pereuvlazhnyat soil, in time to feed and transplant. Because the blooms in the home does not take place, the plant may start even allergies.
Dollar tree: omens and superstitions
So, if you want to plant brought luck and become your mascot, follow a few basic rules. Firstly, never hurt him, even if you do not believe in omens. Scientists have shown that trees and flowers is also able to experience emotions. It is therefore important not only to care for him, but also to talk while watering. If you are going to transplant a flower, try to "calm" him. Do not uproot, do not pull on the leaves.
Secondly, you need to decorate it with dollars. Fold the bill so that the image pyramid is visible (it is - the most important part of the signs), wrap the tape and tie the sheet. To plant fueled by magical energy, put it under a cent. Coins are also worth throwing into the water, which you will then watered the tree.
Third, the change should be made to the growing moon, otherwise the flower wither and go out of your house all the dollars. To believe or not to believe in omens - it's your business. But if something is a strong desire, it can be filled. Do not forget about the power of self-hypnosis! Then why not try to suddenly turn out!
In general, to be the owner Zamioculcas quite burdensome. It is enough to properly care for them. Difficulties in the content there, and if problems arise, they are easy to resolve, because the sick and pest infestation, this plant is very rare.