Planting and caring for allium

Allium is an ornamental bow prized for its impressive spherical inflorescences. Planting and caring for allium are not too troublesome, and the plant is able to decorate any site. All bows photophilous and prefer sunny locations and southern slopes with fertile soil... Wood ash is also a good fertilizer for onions.

Alium, like all onions, is quite drought-resistant, but still, during the formation of shoots and leaves, the ground needs to be moistened. And when the allium is ripe and its leaves dry up, the bulbs need to be dug out to be planted again in late autumn, also. how we do it with winter garlic. Otherwise, the plant will degenerate, become smaller and bloom worse. In autumn, you need to bury large bulbs deeper than small ones, like gladioli bulbs. When planting, the grooves need to be moistened, and humus or peat should be added on top, but you can do without them.

All bulbous dividing the bulb, baby bulbs appear on it over the summer, so they are separated. Can be propagated and seeds, and in autumn and spring. They are sown directly into the ground. Planting and caring for allium sometimes leads to the defeat of the plant with gray rot. This usually happens due to excessive waterlogging of the soil. In this case, the diseased plant is removed with a clod of earth to avoid the spread of the infection. The most popular varieties of allium are Gladiator and Ash Sense.

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