Goat Iva “Pendula”, according to landscape designers, is one of the best representatives of decorative plants capable of decorating a nursery. What are the peculiarities of growing this unusual plant? What it is noteworthy and what is the features of care for him?
IVA goat is a low leaf falling shrub or a tree capable of reaching a height of 7-10 meters. Goat Iva “Pendula” – an elegant decorative plant from the IV family, whose height usually does not exceed 1.5 meters (the height of the plant depends on the magnitude of the stammer).
Externally, it is a neat tree with falling flexible branches. The plant is characteristic of a fairly rapid growth in height and in the diameter of the crown. The annual growth of the village in height varies from 5 to 10 centimeters, the increase in Crown can reach 20 centimeters. The increase in branches in one growing season is able to reach 1 meter.
Iva “Pendula” – Alloliste, having strong elastic branches covered with greenish-white, gray-white or brown-yellowish bark.
Pointed leaves, olive green, externally resembling cherry leaves. In the fall of the color of the leaves becomes golden.
“Pendula” is a strambered tree with a long smooth barrel and a crown of a form of form (translated from the Latin language “PENDULA” means “weeping”). The tree is well tolerating the cropping, which is recommended to be carried out in the first 3-5 years after planting a seedling. With regular and competent crowns of crown, the plant first acquires an umbifice, and then – a tolten form.
Trim IVI is allowed in early spring, after flowering, which falls on March-April. During the flowering period, the plant is covered with golden yellow earrings (for men’s only), acquiring an unusually attractive appearance. It is noteworthy that goat Iva is usually blooming before the appearance of leaves.
In decorative gardening and landscape design of Goat Iva “Penden” gained widespread due to their unpretentiousness. She persistently tolerates the impact of low and high temperatures, without losing its decorativeness. Despite the fact that the plant is light-minded, it is not bad forces in the shade.
When choosing a place for landing saplings of Willow, the magnitude of plants in adulthood should be taken into account.
So that plants can fully develop, increasing the beautiful crown, they should not oppress other green inhabitants of the garden.
It is not recommended to land the wow close to the fences (especially metallic), the walls of the hospostrok. The solar place with light fertile and well-drained soil is suitable for landing. It is allowed to plant these plants and in half.
Featuring a suitable place to accommodate seedlings, proceed to the arrangement of landing holes. Recommended sizes of pits are 50x50x50 centimeters. The mixture of peat, humidiation, compost and garden land falls on the bottom of the holes. When landing goat willows on a plot with a non-fermentation soil to the mixture add 250-300 grams of any mineral fertilizer. Pits are filled with half, after which they get to landing seedlings. At first, the young plant carefully spread the roots, after which they place it in the pit and fall asleep from all sides by the residues of the soil. After landing, the land around the village slightly seal palms or spatula, water and fall asleep mulch.
Disembarking saplings of goat Willow, having a closed root system, allowed from April to October. Saplings with open roots are recommended to plant an early spring or autumn.
Goaling Care provides for the implementation of a complex of simple events. To the plant fully developed and had an attractive appearance, it needs regular watering, periodic feeding and spraying (in a dry season).
Watering goosle IVA is recommended twice a week, following the water so that the water is not stood in a rolling collar. In hot weather, plants should be sprayed in the morning or evening. The weekly water consumption for Watering should be at least 25 liters.
Making feeding in the cultivation of goat Ways is carried out 2-3 times throughout the growing season. Early spring plants feed the complex mineral fertilizer. At the beginning of the autumn make feeding in the form of superphosphate or potassium sulfate.
After each watering, the surface of the Earth in the rolling collar is recommended to sprinkle a thin layer of wood sawdust, compost or peat. It is also allowed to use clamzit, fine crushed stone, pieces of cardboard or paper. This procedure will prevent the rapid evaporation of moisture after watering and at the same time protect the roots of the plant from overheating in hot weather.
Goat Iva “Pendula” has a strong and well-developed root system, so the soil looser around the plant is carried out as carefully. Ruff the Earth in a rustic circle is recommended for a small chopper with rare teeth (at a depth of 2-3 centimeters).
Preparation for winter
Despite the fact that “Pendula” resistant tolerates the impact of low temperatures, on the eve of the harsh winters it is recommended to cover it. First of all it concerns young plants (younger than 3 years). To protect young bushes Willow from winter frosts use non-woven underfloor materials (spunbond) or ordinary burlap.
Diseases and pests
IVA goat is considered an unpretentious plant, resistant to the damage to pests and pathogens of various diseases. Most often, problems with her health occur with improper or insufficient care.
Krivosa Lasterka – one of the most dangerous pests that pose a threat to all representatives of the IV family. An adult part is a large brown-gray butterfly, larvae and caterpillars of which eat leaves, kidneys and young shoots of plants. Willow, affected by this pest, begin to curb and dry the leaves. Insecticides are used to destroy the caterpillars and larvae – “carbofos”, “lepyocide”, “Danitol”.
Another enemy goatvae is Flower fly, The larvae of which is seriously damaged by the foliage and shoots of plants. It is noteworthy that pest larvae can be revealed both on the IWA itself and in the upper layer of the soil in the rolling collar. For the destruction of malicious flies, previously specified insecticides are used. In addition, the top layer of the soil around the plant is removed and destroyed.
The appearance of a white-gray fluffy plaque on the leaves of willow indicates a damage to the plant with mildew. The most common cause of the development of this disease is non-compliance with the recommendations for the care of the plant.
The main methods of combating mildewes are treated with fungicidal drugs, the destruction of the affected parts – leaves, shoots.
High humidity of air and stagnation of water in the soil can be caused by development Black spotty. The development of this fungal disease is evidenced by education on the leaves and shoots of light rounded spots, which in time begin to black. The main methods of combating spotting are:
- Spraying the bushes of fungicides (“Fundazol”, “Topaz”);
- TURNING OF THE SUCH IN THE ROOM CROGGROUND The preparation of “phytoosporin”;
- Destruction of affected parts of the plant.
To prevent the development of black spot, it is necessary to carefully ensure that the water is not after watering in the rolling circle, and the foliage and shoots of the plants were dry. Also important preventive measures are regular garbage cleaning around bushes and the destruction of weeds.
Willow in Landscape Design
Iva “Pendula” is usually used to create group compositions. It is superbly surrounded by perennial and annual colors, decorative shrubs – jasmine, Chubuschnik, Tui, Lilac. It can be grown together with other representatives of the IVV family, for example, with tall dealers or spectacular rosemary.
Goat IVA and as a soloist plant. Landscape designers recommend placing it nearby from decorative ponds, against which this plant looks very organic.
In addition, this tree can adequately decorate any mountaineering – an elegant composition of stones, soil and low-layer plants. In the hot and cloudless day of Croon Willow will protect the mountaineering from the scorching sun, preventing and burning out the colors.
Learn more about pruning goat Willow “Pendula” from the following video.