- - pot;
- - tray under the pot;
- - soil mixture;
- - moss, peat or moist sand.
When buying Qalat take care of the acquisition of a suitable pot and substrate needed to flower.Pot to select, based on the size of the selected plants and views of their own design, asspecial (transparent or low) containers Calathea requires.Remember that the pots have been in use, should be washed with hot soapy water and soak for a while in a solution of potassium permanganate.
Prepare soil mixture.Take equal parts humus, peat, leaf, grassy land and sand.You can add to the soil mixture of expanded clay pebbles or pieces of pine bark.They will make a loose substrate and imp
rove its breathability.Mix the soil.
A few hours before transplantation abundantly water the plant.Once the land is saturated with moisture, gently invert the pot and remove Kalat along with a clod of earth.Loosen the soil from the roots, wash and inspect them.All broken, rotten part of the cut and sprinkle slices of charcoal powder.
At the bottom of the pot put the drain chips.On her sprinkle a layer of earth 2-3 cm thick.Place the plant in the center of the pot and, holding it with one hand, start adding a substrate made slightly flattening.The soil should not reach the edge of the pot of about 1-1.5 cm. However, note that after watering the soil mix a little settled.
Check too whether you bury the plant.Qalat root collar should be flush with the surface of the substrate.If you violate this rule may rot or drying shoots and oppression of the plant.
After transplantation abundantly pour Kalat .All the earthen room in the pot should be soaked with water.Put the pot with a plant in a cool place and pritenit for the first time of direct sunlight.This is the time you need to Kalat to adapt to new conditions.
Once the plant is adapted, can set the pot in a tray filled with a special moistened sphagnum moss or sand.