You will need
- - soil mix
- - flower pot
- orange bone
The main mistake of the failed "apelsinovaja" is that they take absolutely unsuitable for this purpose soil. Ordinary garden and flower the land is not suitable for citrus, will have to prepare a special potting mix.
Mix in approximately equal proportions of sand, soil, peat and expanded clay petty. The mixture should be very light, well pass through the air and be able to retain moisture. Fill the bottom of flower pot drainage mixture, fill the remaining space with soil substrate. Place to determine pot by the window facing South or East. Do not send the next orange in the kitchen, even the smallest particle of steam or smoke will harm the plant.
Soak the bone for a day in warm water, put it in the pot. Will have to wait not just long, but very long. Some bone Wake up only after 2 months after planting. Of course, a little boring for weeks to pour an empty pot, but one day your persistence will be rewarded, you will see a tiny orange sprout.
Water for irrigation is necessary to take boiled and soften it with few crystals of citric acid. Do not let the soil dry out, but do not fill it. Try to keep the room temperature was kept at 18-20 degrees, but the plant itself was well-lit by the sun. If the weather permits, you can make the orange to fresh air. Just don't leave the young plant under the scorching rays of the sun, preterite it to avoid burns.
In winter, put the orange in a bright but cool place. The room temperature should be kept at the level of 12-15 degrees. Watering in the winter cut back to once a month. Rested over the winter, plant in spring again will go to growth.
After 5 years it is possible to try to induce the tree to the formation of the first buds. To do this, place the plant in the winter in very cold conditions. The room temperature should fluctuate in the range of 5-8°C. With the advent of warm start hard to care for plants, arrange for him a lot of heat and light, and fed with fertilizer and after some time the little darling will delight you with the first fruits.
Each year the plant should be transplanted into a new land.