Clematis Tangutsky – long-term liana, characterized by excellent decorative properties and undemanding to the conditions of content. The plant is well acclimatized and is suitable for cultivation in the conditions of the middle strip of Russia. Natural variety has no long vacation branches. But the description of the popular varieties of Radar Love and Anita, as well as many others prove that cultivated subspecies can still develop quite extended curly shoots.
Clematis Tangutis is quite popular in landscape design – it is suitable for use as a curb plant, can form low fencing, tolerate weather drops well. But little choose the type of liana, you need to study her features. Before you decorate your site with Clematis Tangutsky, it is worth studying in more detail when it is better to land, which care will be needed after it, how is the cultivation of seeds, and whether there are other breeding methods.
Tangutika or Lomonos Tangutsky – Plant characteristic of Central Asia. It is found in China, and in Mongolia, In nature grows on rocky soil, mountain slopes, pebbles in river valleys. Clematis Tangutsky looks more modest in adverse growing conditions. But in cultural cultivation, his bloom and branching occurs much more and more sufficiently, which attracts the attention of gardeners and landscape design professionals.
Liana Clematis Tangutica has rustic shoots whose length reaches 3 m. Stems have a pronounced angularity, their distinguished reddish tint. Young shoots are pubescent, adults – naked, as weighing can take a straight form. Curiz leaves, smooth, rather long – up to 3-8 cm, may have a serrated or clearly divided into several blades edge.
Blossom of Lomonos Tangutsky falls for the summer (June-July), can be repeated in September, after fruiting. During this period, the plant looks particularly decorative. It blooms this type of Clematis abundantly, with a single development of buds. Initially, the inflorescence of beige, light yellow or golden shade has a bell shape, then completely open, leaving in the center a lot of pestles and stamens.
The decorative properties of the plant are manifested and in its ability to swell vertical supports – walls of buildings, hedges, specially created framework and grilles. Flowers appear only on young shoots. Therefore, when trimming, all the stems are removed in the fall, only the base of the bush with palm height remains.
It greatly facilitates wintering, it allows you to simply cover the plant with a rather thick layer.
Among the varieties of Clematis Tangutis, found in cultural breeding, you can find a lot of interesting breeding samples. Consider the most popular.
- “Radar of Love”. Traditional Liana with yellow flowers having lantern shape. The variety is especially loved by fans of arbors on the plot, well suited for growing on the balcony of a country house.
- “Last dance”. Grade with unusual, yellow-orange coloring petals. Rather large and attractive.
- “Anita”. The most common grade of Lomonos Tangutsky with an uncharacteristic snow-white scene of inflorescence. Lian length also goes beyond the usual standard, can reach 4-5 m. Plant is better to plant outdoors with a lattice support.
- Bill Mackenzie. Fast-growing grade with increased Lian Length. The scourge can grow up to 6 m. The variety is characterized by the formation of yellow buds, which are not disclosed when flowering.
- Lambton Park. Tanging of this variety has a length of Lian up to 4 m, is characterized by large – up to 5 cm in diameter – inflorescences. The plant is least demanding for lighting, can land on the shaded areas of the earth, along the walls of buildings and fences. Budtone color saturated yellow, canary.
How to plant?
In order to plant Clematis Tangutsky did not become a serious problem, it is worth thoroughly studying all the features of the process. Adult plant, and not young shoots, easier to transfers moving. But this does not mean that the seedling is well rooted in any part of the country or the local area. Purchase the plant is in proven nurseries, otherwise the risk to face diseases or pests, capable of quickly spreading throughout the garden.
Only Clematis with a developed root system are suitable for landing – it has at least two root processes and a length of 10-15 cm. The surface of the cortex should be clean, without cracks and neoplasms. Saplings in containers or bags are ready for landing throughout the year. Tanging with open roots should be soaked in spring, and it can not be held for a long time outdoors due to the risk of drying and the death of the plant.
For landing, the lianas chooses a well-lit part of the terrain, but with a native, allowing the plant from the scorching sun in the hottest clock. Do not choose a place where the wind is openly moved, as well as lowlands with a close location of groundwater.
The perfect option is a small elevation in the shadow of the High Tree Crown. Soil in front of the planting seedling need to thoroughly drain and focus, explode. Best of all Lomonos Tangutsky feels on the lands with low-alkaline indicators, in Suglinka.
Preparation for landing passes in a certain order.
- Creating landing pit. It must be from 60 cm in width and have the same depth. In an adult plant, the root system grows greatly. From neighboring landings it is better to retreat at least 1.5 m. Drainage is stacked in the pit, and on top – a mixture of two parts of the compost, one sand, earth and peat, you can add lime and ash.
- Installing support. If it is just a vertically located pole or frame design, they are placed in the pit. And also as a support can perform a grille or side arbor, the design of the porch or pergola.
- Forming a small hill from the prepared groundwork in the landing house, It is necessary to put a seedling on it, straighten the roots of the plant. The root neck must be under the top edge of the pit, 5-10 cm below. Next, the deepening falls asleep the ground before the start of the stem, while the level around the barrel will be below the main layer of the soil.
- Updated watering seedlings. You can dissolve in the water fertilizer.
- Educated Rolling Circle Mulch. Peat or sawdust of coniferous trees are suitable. They are filled with a layer of 4-5 cm.
With a spring landing for autumn, the plant will have time to root and go into growth. Summer and autumn seedlings can die from the heat or early frosts.
How to care for?
Clematis Growing Tangutsky is associated with the need to ensure a plant care. He needs regular watering – weekly after landing and every 2-3 days in the heat. The longer the shoots of Liana, the more water it needs. Volumes made for 1 time moisture vary from 10 to 40 liters. So that the water is not stored, after watering the land in the rich circle, thoroughly loose, is stolen, add fresh mulch as needed.
During the period of vegetation, Liane requires additional feeding from 2 years, after rooting seedlings. With the formation of kidney at the root, fertilizers are made on a nitrogen-based basis. With the beginning of the formation of buds among additives predominates potash compositions. After the end of blossom, it is recommended to feed the focus based on phosphorus, helping Liana to prepare properly.
Clematis of this species necessarily requires pruning in sanitation to remove dried and dead ridges affected by fungus or parasites of branches and seasonal. As Trangutika refers to the 3rd group of trimming, its shooting shoots must be completely removed – this will allow the new season with the onset of the new season. All work is performed before sending a plant to wintering or from the beginning of spring. If it is planned to form a lush upstairs a bush, you can leave 3-4 kidneys. So Lian will be a support, and the plant itself will acquire more than greenery.
For the winter it is not necessary to strengthen the Clematis intensively. After sanitary trimming, it will be enough to abundantly fall asleep the remaining part of the Earth’s bush and humus. If the lower runs with the kidneys are left, the barrel is plunged into the ground or peat more intensively to avoid freezing.
Methods of breeding
Tanging – a plant with small inflorescences and it is quite suitable for a seed method of breeding. But you can also use the spoken in the spring, by autumn they will be ready to separate from the parent stem. Shining implies the selection of strong shoots with 3-4 nodes. Cut branches are soaked in a 3-hour growth stimulator, then placed in a mixture of soil, sand and peat, leave under the film. It is possible to grow in a box for seedlings in a conventional greenhouse with a temperature maintenance from +25 degrees Celsius.
When using seeds, planting material is selected after their full aging in the second half of September. Ready seeds of the desired variety can be purchased in retail chains. For such a landing material recommended stratification – hardening with cold – by 90-105 days. Seeds placed in a wet peat substrate put in a vegetable box of a refrigeration unit.
Sowing stratified raw materials produced in the middle of spring. 10 days before the room in the ground, the seeds are soaked, stored at room temperature, water changes every 2 days. At this time, soils are prepared in containers with drainage holes – fertile land, peat and sand are connected in equal amounts. The substrate must be pretty warm and loose, before planting seeds, it is plenty of water. The sand is sprinkled from above, the container is covered with glass.
In the period of germination, it is important to maintain the ambient temperature at the level of + 25 … 30 degrees Celsius. Moisturizing the soil before the appearance of shoots is performed through the pallet. With the appearance of the turns of the third sheet, they are picked, seed in separate containers.
In the ground transplantation will be possible only after complete cessation of night frosts. Young seedlings in the first year winter with shelter without trimming, in the spring they are transplanted for a permanent place.
Diseases and pests
Clematis Tangutsky is quite resistant to diseases and pests, but it is not protected from the attacks of parasites and fungal lesions. If specific growths appear on the bush, bloating is most likely due to the cause of the problem Gallean nematoda. Treatment here rarely gives results. Sanitary goals are recommended to dig and complete destruction of the bush on fire.
And also this kind of Lomonos is often attacking aphid. To combat it is used harmless infusion of tobacco leaves. If signs of pulse dew, gray rot, rust, rust, can also be born with folk methods on branches and leaves of the plant. Good results gives a soap solution. But it is much more reliable to use chemical preparations based on “Fundazola” or its analogues.
Usage in landscape design
Planning to decorate your garden Clematis Tangutsky, it is worth paying attention to the variety of ways to use it in landscape design. So, the lowest options are well suited for the framing of garden tracks. In this case, it is worth choosing a variety, more on the formation of bushes, and not Lian and do not cut them for the winter too short.
In landscaping, the veranda and balconies Tangchika enjoys high popularity. Without use, the plant supports in containers are beautifully framed by railing and fences, and the length of the shoots is easy to adjust the cropping during the season. The most plenty varieties are well used in the design of the terraces and arbors. They quickly grow up, and by the summer, the design will be completely sealing on the supports of bright greenery, covered with decorative yellow flowers.
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