Advice 1: How to trim a money tree

The legendary money tree, or as it is called, jade, is one of the most popular and beloved in the nation houseplants. It is very unpretentious to the conditions of detention, does not require any special care, can easily take root and quickly gives shoots. To care for him will even the most inexperienced grower. And yet, money tree, as well as any ornamental plant, needs certain care. In particular, timely pruning and topping.
How to trim a money tree
You will need
  • garden pruner;
  • - a sharp knife;
  • - nail clippers.
Pruning is necessary for a plant to form a beautiful rounded crown. In addition, it effectively stimulates the growth of young shoots. However, it should be done properly and in a certain period of time, otherwise you may damage the flower. Pruning technique depends on the age and condition of the plant.
Young money tree is not cut, but pinch. Topping can slow its rapid growth in height and encourages the development of lateral shoots. Pinch jade need in the following way: pull the upper part of the main shoot and examine it carefully. Among the top rosettes of leaves you will see the growth point is a small Bud located at the top of the stalk. It unfolds the new young leaves, and escape on the sky high.
Carefully take this kidney the nails so as not to offend while surrounding leaves. Can be used as a tool of the scissors. If you pinch out the plant with your fingers first grasp nails for the kidney and tsepinite its twisting motion. After a while you will notice that the flower awoke and went into the growth of lateral buds, located below the barrel.
If the plant has several strong side shoots, and you want to form a rounded crown, and you have pinched together and the buds of growth on the tops of side shoots. As a result, they will increasingly grow outwards, releasing more leaves along the whole length of the stalk.
To give a nice neat shape Mature plants will need a pruning. To make it better garden shears or a sharp steel knife. Before you start cutting, look at the plant from a distance and imagine how it should look in the result, which branches seem particularly superfluous. Then start to trim the top shoots and side branches, giving the crown a form of a ball. Try to cut took place a half-inch above dormant buds. Then cropping will have a stimulating effect, and the plant will start to grow more actively.
It is advisable to follow a certain sequence of pruning depending on the breed and condition of the plantings. Pruning Apple trees, as more resistant to adverse environmental conditions, it is possible to start and finish this work. Trees planted in the previous autumn, should be cut before the SAP flow.
Useful advice
Pruning fruit trees – is primarily creativity, you decide what will be your garden, there are many recommended forms but must first consider the varietal feature of the wood and the climatic conditions of your region.

Advice 2: How to cut jade

The jade is a houseplant native to South Africa, which is popularly known as "money tree". Like any plant, it will grow there, which has created the suitable environment for its life. It is believed that the higher the money tree, the more wealth is in the family. But sometimes the plant begins to drop its leaves and then ceases to grow and dies. This can happen from improper pruning, and if not from its absence.
How to cut jade
Most important for the successful growth of this wonder tree is to create a balance of water and light, and also to monitor its correct growth. In General the jade – rarely cultivated plant. But, if there is a need to cut some twigs, it is best to do this procedure in a period of increased growth of plants and active SAP flow
Cut jade in cases when the tree grows upwards and not sideways. For better growth of the lateral branches, you must remove the top Bud, which received a large number of nutrients and therefore have developed rapidly. After it is removed will start the development of the lower buds. Of them will soon grow new branches with their kidneys. It is important to keep the top buds were fed uniformly. It is easy to see: if one of the branches grows faster, then she started to get more power. To crown not spoiled, this kidney should be cut off.
In winter, the plant usually stops its growth. Cutting off the top Bud during the winter, the chance of developing new branches will be small. If new shoots come out, due to the lack of light they will be spindly and unattractive.
But if you cut the jade spring, the growth of the kidneys will be uniform, and the plant will be lush.
If your plant does not require a radical haircut, and you just want to tweak him a crown, cut the curved and gnarled branches - cut them to the warp. After some time, the place the crop will become invisible under the fresh shoots that come out soon after trimming.
Thin branches and dead leaves, you should pinch off with your fingernails. After a light cutting on the plant will remain penechki and broken place quickly "heal" and give the progress of the new healthy shoots.

Wooden seats cut with scissors or shears.
In the spring the buds are easier to Wake up and clipped the branches root better.
Useful advice
If you cut the jade in the cold season, the plants create conditions of peace, no weak growth.

Advice 3: How to shape a crown money tree

Small tree with a beautiful crown coins – leaves will decorate any interior. If you do not care about the formation of the crown money tree, the plant will stretch, become ugly and untidy. Branches will be heavy, and later break under the weight of succulent leaves.
How to shape a crown money tree

To begin to form a crown you need to immediately after the plant will take root and begin to grow actively. Pot money tree must be the same size as that in the future the plant roots kept the tree itself. A small pot will quickly fill with roots, and hence the tree trunk before will start to stiffen.

For proper formation of the crown of the trees should start to pinch after four pairs of leaves on the stalk. Fifth a kidney removed, cut processed activated charcoal or ash. Instead of this the kidneys have to get two new kidneys. So begins branching. If instead you cut the buds went out again one, then repeat the procedure with the topping.

For a nice crown is important good lighting in the room. Money tree loves the sun, but not direct sunlight, they can burn the plant. If the leaves become red, it is necessary to make a shade tree.

A pot of money tree must be periodically rotated, to crown was the same on all sides.

The branches of money trees are very fragile, so need time to pinch off excess parts of the plant. If this is not done, the tree is very much branched, and the branches will begin to break down.

If your tree initially incorrectly divided, then it is necessary to trim these branches to the trunk, leaving a few leaves. Because of branching, the type of "slingshot" in the future will ressuply the barrel in half. These cut shoots can be re-planted.

The young plants a tree trunk covered with leaves. No need to remove them, they will subside themselves with time.

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