Luk-Batun is a useful plant that is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Currently, many people grow it right in their homes. Today we will talk about what the nuances of growing this culture on the windowsill.
Pros and cons
The cultivation of Luke Batuna on the windowsill has some benefits.
Convenience. If necessary, you can easily break the desired number of such a bow, without leaving the house.
Easy care. Luk-Batun is considered a rather demanding culture. It needs frequent irrigation, making various fertilizers. All these procedures can also be performed without leaving home. Place the containers are recommended on the solar side. Often have them and on balconies.
Saving places. Culture will not take too much space in the house. It can be planted into compact containers. It will not be necessary to allocate a separate place in the garden.
But this method of cultivation has some disadvantages. In the winter period, Luk Batun will not receive enough light on the windowsill, so you have to use special phytolampa.
In addition, plantings will have to regularly spray in winter. After all, the heating equipment will drain the air indoors, which will negatively affect the state of the plants.
Before boarding, it is necessary to spend some preparatory activities. To do this, first the seeds of culture are soaked in a rapidant solution for 30 minutes. After that, they are immersed in heated water for 10-12 hours. In the process of such a procedure, water will need to change twice.
Sometimes instead of a solution of manganese, the compositions with the preparation “Phytosporin”. It will further prevent the emergence and development of various fungal diseases.
After such treatment, the seed material should be well dry. When landing seeds should be dry and bulk.
It is also recommended to handle seed material and growth stimulant. Such substances are sold in finished form in specialized stores. For the same purpose, you can use aloe or garlic juice.
And also need to prepare a soil for landing. It must have neutral acidity and high nutritional capacity. It is possible to add peat and pure sand. The optimal option for such vegetation will be sandy and luggy soils.
For home cultivation, the land, taken from the garden. But in this case it will be necessary to pre-disappear for 30 minutes, and then pour a solution of manganese. After that, it is added to it by humus. You can mix garden land with a purchased in the store.
In any case, the earth’s mixture is recommended to first disinfect. To do this, you can also use a solution of manganese. The soil is keen in such composition leave for several days indoors with room temperature. Remember that it is categorically prohibited to sow seeds in cold land.
Pre-select the appropriate fit for landing. Almost any drawers and pots with a height of at least 15 centimeters will be suitable. In the bottom of such containers necessarily make small holes, through them excess water will go to the pallet. This will prevent the moisture and the development of fungal diseases.
Remember that on the windowsill, such vegetation can be placed throughout the year. On the balcony of the capacity with this onion can be left only for periods from April to October.
Now we will analyze how to put onion Batun at home on the window. In containers fall asleep earth. It forms small grooves at a distance of 5-6 centimeters from each other.
After that, the treated seeds deepen into the soil by about 2-3 cm. Next, the soil is slightly sprayed with a spray gun. All this is covered with a film and go to a warm place until the first searches appear.
To grow in an apartment or house such a culture and get a full harvest, special care is needed. Bowbun is not required to the temperature regime, it easily tolerates and cool, and heat. But still it will be necessary to periodically ventilate the room in which landings are located.
Culture requires regular, but with moderate watering. Water must first insist. At the same time, the fluid will be warmer, the greater the quantity it will be necessary. In order to always comply with optimal humidity, you can place several water tanks near the plants.
Important and feeding. Without them, the bobber will be small and pale. Fertilizers should be made twice a month. The optimal option will be mineral feeding, they can be purchased in the finished form in garden stores.
Once a month you can pour biohumus. A good option will be infusions prepared on the basis of various herbs: dandelion, cleanliness, calendula, nettle. After the appearance of the first germs, you can make Superphosphate and potassium sulfate.
A solution with wood ash can be suitable as a fertilizer. For the prevention of various diseases, you can prepare a composition with tobacco dust, with a mustard powder. To cure a plant and increase its immunity, will also be able to approach the infusions with potato or tomato tops cooked at home.
Greens can be cut when it reaches 17-20 centimeters height. Make it cautious and slow movements in a pair of extreme feathers. The first sprouts should not be touched, otherwise the plant can slow down in their growth.
By the autumn season, greens are already cut off completely at the surface of the earth. Green leaflets are gently assembled in bundles and placed in a plastic bag. In this form, the crop goes to the refrigerator chamber.
Luk-Batun can continue its development in the winter, but it will be necessary to provide a suitable temperature regime (17-18 degrees of heat). When the feathers begin to lose its freshness and taste, then the bulb will already be unsuitable for good harvest.