Many landscape designers, florists and gardenersby right consider narcissus a universal bulbous plant. A huge variety of varieties and species of these flowers makes it very effective to manipulate them on the plot: they look great on flowerbeds and on rocky slides or in wild gardens.
In addition, these plants can not be calledexceptionally spring, because some of their species bloom perfectly both in summer and in autumn. This small feature gives them a huge advantage over other onion plants. Their unpretentiousness and frost resistance ensures high popularity among florists and gardeners. Usually these flowers are preferred to be left in place for five years, but this is a mistake. If you study some of the features of their vegetation, it becomes clear that the transplantation of daffodils is very important.
Unlike other bulbous plants, whichare updated every year, the replacement of the bulb of this flower occurs gradually and constantly. Its scales are growing in peculiar layers from the center and are constantly being updated. Each such layer exists for four years, after which its drying and dying occurs, and in the formed sinuses small bulb-babies are formed which after the withering of the layer are able to germinate and become an independent plant. Thus, from year to year, daffodils grow denser, and soon they no longer have enough resources for life. In this case, they begin to bloom very little.
From these facts, and follow conclusions about how importanttransplantation of daffodils for their development. It must necessarily be produced at least once in 3-4 years, in order to avoid the refinement of bulbs and flowers. At the same time, young seedlings should not be moved until their babies are formed in their bulbs.
Transplanting daffodils in the spring
Although the rest period of flowers falls in August, inthis time the transplantation of daffodils can pass most successfully. Many foreign florists practice the transfer of plants at any time. This can occur even during vegetation. Daffodils, the transplantation of which was made during flowering, usually immediately fall, but the next year their bulbs noticeably increase in volume and more actively bloom. It should be remembered that during this operation at an incorrect time, excessive drying of roots and bulbs should be avoided.
Transplantation of daffodils in summer
When sitting daffodils in the summer, theirare usually fed with potassium sulfate and superphosphate in proportions of 20 g and 40 g, respectively, per one square meter. The soil must be dug and mulched. After that, its watering stops for the time necessary for the withering of the old roots. Daffodils dig out necessarily in dry weather. Babies and bulbs are disinfected in a solution of potassium permanganate and thoroughly dried. Prior to disembarkation, they are stored in plastic boxes at a temperature of 13-17 degrees. It should be remembered that they should be stacked only in one layer, otherwise there is a high risk of rotting bulbs.