Tip 1: How to keep the seedlings roses

Saplings of roses on sale there in February, and sometimes even earlier, and the time of their planting in the ground - late spring / early summer.Question proper and safe storage of seedlings rosebushes worried every gardener who hopes to see the fall in his garden blooming roses.
Guide
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must select high-quality seedlings, or even when stored properly, they can not stand the waiting period.When you purchase should not be selected seedlings treated with wax or paraffin.
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Inspect the roots of seedlings.If the roots are long, they must not be bent upwards and truncation sections should be of a light, clean.Living and healthy roots rose bush should be white or light yellow.The kidneys should not be too loose, the more desirable to acquire a plant with large leaves.The bark should be clean and free of mold marks and stains.
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seedlings several storage options.Optimal: a refrigerator or cellar.For the safety of seedlings requires a fairly high level of humidity and temperature in th
e range of -3 to + 1 ° C.Such conditions may be provided by storing in a cellar or a compartment for storing fresh vegetables in the refrigerator.Before placing the seedlings deposited moisten and wrap polyethylene clod of earth, which covered the roots of seedlings.For prolonged storage, you should regularly spray the ground.
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can store plants in a pot.It requires time and attention, but extremely efficient way of storing seedlings, with which you can not only sustain them until landing in open ground, but also to strengthen the plant.For the landing will need a large pot, the bottom of which you want to publish expanded clay, the rest of the space is filled with soil and planted a sapling in it.After planting a sapling should be cut to 5 buds, stored prior to planting in the garden in a fairly cool (to 15 ° C) and light place.Sapling must be watered regularly, monitor the condition of the shoots.
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Before Bedding plants can be saved and in the garden.To do this, prepare a special hole and advance supply of dry ground.In the pit is necessary to lay the seedlings, sprinkle on top of the dry land and shelter harboring any material such as roofing material.

Tip 2: How to keep the seedlings before planting

Historically, fresh and good seedlings arrive in stores and garden centers in late January - February.And the best time for planting in central Russia - this time from late April to early June.How to keep seedlings before planting?
How to keep the seedlings before planting
you need
  • seedlings,
  • Wet sand
  • solution of brilliant green
  • Plastic film
  • pruner
Guide
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Test seedlings before layingdeposit.
Inspect purchased plants .This is a very important point, and it depends on how accustomed sapling in the future.If the kidneys have started to grow, but not increased by more than 1-2 cm, such seedlings you can just lay on storage in a cool place.Browned and withered shoots and sprouts with signs of fungus, trim shears to healthy tissue.Cut is also too long shoots.Sections seal the usual brilliant green.Check the root system.Long and shorten the damaged roots.If the roots are dried up, they can be lightly moisten.After that the root ball, wrap in a damp cloth.We rose seedlings sure to check the site of inoculation.If it is too high and is not protected by paraffin, slightly moisten it from a spray and wrap the graft polyethylene.
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Packaging seedlings.
Wrap seedlings in a thin plastic film.Be sure to do the film in a few holes.In the context of a complete seal plants rot easily, even with a cool temperature.Top seedlings wrap newsprint.Newspapers fasten elastic bands.Then seedlings can be folded in a plastic container and put in storage.
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Storage.
main condition for the preservation of seedlings for three - four months a moderate humidity and observe the temperature.That corresponds to the conditions of storage of seedlings on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator or in a dark cellar.The required temperature is the temperature around zero degrees.At this temperature, the plants like hibernate and can be stored for a long time.Importantly do not disturb the plants, laid on the storage.It is not necessary to disclose a film every week to make sure everything is in order.It is enough to check the status of kidneys once a month, and it must be done very carefully.
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Storage of large seedlings.
Large seedlings , such as currants, apples or ornamental shrubs, stored in the refrigerator will not turn.They are best stored in the basement at 0 +2 degrees.Place the plants in boxes filled with sand.Do not expand the root system and branches simply sprinkle damp sand to not dry buds.
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Storage rhizomatous perennials.
Herbaceous perennials such as host, daylilies, phlox before landing stored in boxes in the basement, pour wet sand.You can also store the bulbs and tubers.Sand is an excellent preservative.
Helpful hints If you have received by mail or herbaceous perennials plants roses with buds awakened, try to put them in a container and to grow as a houseplant.The main thing is that the temperature not be too high.Be sure to organize supplementary lighting.Otherwise, the plants have spent the last hand at growing long shoots pale and devitalized.

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