When sow viola seedlings. Recommended - planting viola seeds on seedlings.
Viola, Vitrok violet or pansies - these are all the names of one flower. This is a short growing flower with a long flowering period (it blooms all summer) and is usually grown as an annual or biennial. There is a huge number of species and varieties of this flower bed. Beautiful viola in containers, garden vases and flowerpots on the balcony. Particularly good on the balcony is an ampella viola.
At the dacha flower garden, she is brought to the forefront because of short stature. The height of many viola hybrids is 15 - 25 cm. We advise you to choose large varieties of pansies, and to increase the duration of flowering, regularly remove faded flowers. Viols are blooming to the very cold, and every year you can find something new. In addition, planting viola seedlings is very simple and it is very easy to grow from seed.
Planting Viola seeds on seedlings
The time when sowing viola on seedlings may be completely different. These flowers are very plastic in nature. And depending on when planting the pansies on the seedlings you decide, then they will bloom. And they can bloom at almost any time of the year.
Previously, the viola was grown as a biennial, but now many gardeners prefer to grow the viola as an annual, to admire its flowers already in the year of planting.
When sowing viola on seedlings so that they bloom already this year.
Viola landing on seedlings in February 2018 - 9, 10, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26.
For growing seedlings viola need a soil with a weakly acidic reaction pH 5.5-6 (look for a ready-made soil for flowers). Seeds are sown in the grooves and sprinkled with a layer of soil 4-5 mm. At the optimum temperature of 17 ... 20 ° С, the first shoots of the viola appear on the 4–7th day. Growing viola from seeds at home occurs while keeping the soil constantly moderately wet: an excess of moisture will lead to the appearance of a black leg and the death of seedlings of flowers.
About a week after the sprouts appear, the temperature of growing the viola from seeds is lowered to 13 ... 17 ° C and feeding is made.Pansies need nitrogen and potash fertilizers (about 11.5 g / l). Further feeding of flowers occurs once a week with a complex instant fertilizer with the following approximate nitrogen content: phosphorus: potassium (20: 10: 20).
In the phase of two true leaves, the viola seedlings swoop into cassettes with a cell diameter of 6–7 cm, lower the temperature even further to 10–13 ° C and continue to be fed weekly with complex fertilizers with the addition of trace elements. In 10–11 weeks, the seedlings will bloom and will be ready for transplanting into the open ground and flower beds. Transplant viola transfers great. Easy to take root and blooms all summer.
How to plant viola seedlings from seed, if grown as a biennial.
In this case, the period when planting the viol on seedlings is transferred to the second half of the summer. Sowing viola seedlings in seedlings occurs in late June - early July. After 6–12 days, the first seedlings will appear, which dive. In late August, viola seedlings are planted in a permanent place. The scheme of planting Viola 25 to 25 cm. Sowing seeds for seedlings is possible immediately to a permanent place, if the seeds are granulated.
The flower is unpretentious, care for it is minimal.For the winter you need to hide foliage or mumble. The following year, the viola will begin to bloom from mid-May.
Most often, after the second overwintering, part of the plants dies, and the decorativeness of the remaining pansies decreases sharply: long, creeping stems are formed, flowers become shallow, and look ugly. If in October, flower stalks are cut, leaving only dense rosettes, the plants will winter better and rejoice with early and friendly spring flowering.