St. John's wort is a semi-wooden, evergreen plant. The maximum height of its forty centimeters.
The flowers of this plant is yellow with a golden tint shade. They are not located unary, but are collected in corymboid-paniculate inflorescences.
Hypericum cup feels great on a plot that is well lit, as well as in partial shade. He is very sensitive to the degree of soil moisture. He does not like abundant watering, but drought is also disastrous for him.
Such an interesting name "St. John's wort" has a very specific decoding. It translates from Kazakh as "wound healer".
Preparation of Hypericum Cup for sowing
The plant loves well-fertilized soil. Perfect for Hypericum cup soil after winter crops.
Plot should be treated with nutrient mixtures, as well as eliminate all weeds. Yes, yes, do not forget about weeds. They must be removed. This will eliminate the competition in nutrition for your culture and provide a beautiful, neat type of fit. Fertilizer should be applied as follows: for one square meter of land up to three to four kilograms of manure or peat mixed with compost, as well as complex types of fertilizers. The latter must include nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus, these nutrients ensure active growth and good development of your Hypericum.
With the plot is to decide before the winter. And before the winter period it is good to plow it. The same procedure should be carried out in the spring if the tamping of the soil is very noticeable.
Fertilizers must be applied, not only before planting, but also during the growth and development of the plant.
Mineral dressing should be at least twenty - thirty percent of all fertilizers applied to the soil.
Seeding St. John's wort cup
Sowing is carried out in the spring. This is best done in early spring. However, it is possible to carry out this process before the winter frosts. An interesting fact is that if you sow the seeds of St. John's wort cup in late autumn, then later, during the period of active growth, the plant will develop better. Why? Yes, because such crops will grow earlier and the harvest will give a more saturated.
The consumption of seeds can be calculated as follows: up to four kilograms of seeds per one hectare of land should fall.
It is worth checking that the aisle is up to forty-five centimeters, no less.
As soon as you receive the first shoots, immediately carry out weeding. The land between the rows should be loose. This will ensure good oxygen access to the root system and allow nutrients to be better distributed in the upper soil layer.
In the first year of growth should be no less than four to five weed your beds.
Every year in early spring, make sure that the stems from last year were carefully removed.
The benefits of St. John's wort cup
Besides the fact that St. John's wort is perfectly used as a hedge, it also has many useful properties. Thus, you get at once a number of advantages when planting and successful development on your site.
So, for example, such a plant as St. John's wort is characterized by the following effects:
- wound healing
And this is not a complete list of the benefits that this wonderful plant will bring you.
Caring for them is not too complicated, and the St. John's Wort will surely provide a pleasant appearance to your site.
And so here we are with you and considered another kind of plants that can be used in decorative plantings.