You will need
- - a new pot;
- - ready soil or soil mixture.
The best time to transplant Yucca – spring and early summer. At this time the plant starts actively to grow and move into another container transfers much easier. During the rest period that falls in the winter, the Yucca is better not to touch.
Prepare a suitable pot. This can be a clay or ceramic pot or plastic pots. Yucca is not too demanding of the capacity in which she will grow much more important to observe the regime of watering and feeding.
As a land of a mixture of suitable ready versatile soils. If you want to prepare the soil yourself, mix garden soil with peat in equal proportions and add in a mixture of coarse sand. Soil for Yucca should be neutral and light enough – the plant does not tolerate waterlogging.
On the bottom of the pot, pour a layer of expanded clay, river pebbles or broken brick. On top place a layer of the earthen mixture. Gently remove the plant from the pot, taking care not to damage the earth com.
Inspect the roots of the Yucca. If a clod evenly braided white roots, all right. But if part of the roots dark and emit an unpleasant odor of rot, they have to remove. Cut off the affected roots with a knife.
Place the plant in a pot and pour prepared substat in the gaps between a clod of earth and the container walls. Utrambovyvaya the ground with your fingers or with the handle of his blade.
Transplanted plants must be watered to defend water at room temperature. Remember that the Yucca does not tolerate excessive moisture – it starts to rot the roots. Mature plants are quite two liters of water to ten litres of soil. Summer watering can be enhanced.
If your plant is not branched; in the transplant can be a stimulating pruning. With a sharp knife cut off the top so that the remaining trunk is preserved as much as possible leaves. Slice sprinkle with powdered charcoal. After a while, the Yucca will start to throw out side shoots. The remaining elite can be rooted and planted in a separate pot.
Just do not fertilize the transplanted plant. To add to the soil the fertilizer needed one to two months after transplantation. Feeding spend two to three weeks throughout the summer season.