An essential step in the life’perennial, perennials the division gives vigor to the plant and multiplies the same time.
C’is the most economical way to decorate your garden new plantations.
Why divide the plants?
A perennial that is in the same place for years tends to grow strongly and take up much space.
L’space that was reserved him from becoming too small. The division will help to restore the’air to the plant and will improve flowering.
An old clump becomes important and rich soil is often insiffisante to bring the needs that are necessary then.
The division will help to give your plant a new youth and gives you the’opportunity to plant it in different places in your garden.
The best time to divide the clump:
It depends on the plants and varieties concerned.
- In general, it s’after flowering.
- Summer-flowering perennials will divide to’fall.
- Autumn-flowering perennials will be divided in spring, usually in April.
- Condiment perennials will also be divided in spring.
Perennial division frequency:
He n’there are no rules. This depends primarily on the development of the plant and what you want to do.
It may nevertheless be appropriate to provide a division every 2 to 3 years.
For perennials aromatic and culinary, planning a division every year.
Technique to divide perennials:
- Point your toe in the middle of the mat you want to divide.
For small fragile perennials, the’using’a less imposing tool is recommended.
- Slice frank and accurate to’desired location.
- Leave on the tuft of the plant’origin.
- Handpick the tuft that you will move in much separating the roots of’another part.
- Cap the hole thus produced with a mixture of loam and garden soil.
- Plant the new bundle to’location chosen in a mixture of potting soil and garden soil.