Gumi – unusual plant native to East Asia. Growing plants gumi permissible and in the home, an amateur gardener. However, the bush is not grown in large quantities.
By itself, the bush has a height of up to 3 meters. The total diameter of up to 2.5 meters. After landing gumi fruits begin to appear not earlier than 3 years. Frost is able to transfer up to -30 degrees.
Varieties gum counted 4 (refers to lohu multicolored). For the soil the plant is not demanding, but some rules should still be observed. First gumi loves sunlight, loamy or sandy loam and well drained soil. If you place in the shade, the new shoots grow short and the berries will be very little. The bush is desirable to put higher in the hills, where there are no strong winds, and in the winter accumulated enough snow.
Ripple gumi a variety of ways: layering, cuttings, seeds and division of the root. Cutting and seeds are very difficult to grow gumi. Most often used layering propagation. You will have to wait until the end of the harvest, then take a twig that grows in the ground and bends to the ground by making small incisions in the bark. Next, make a groove and place to sprout, fixing its stud. A year has already taken root plant is cut from the mother’s body.
Gumi Seedlings can be purchased at specialty garden stores. Good germ must be a minimum height of 30 centimeters, have a few new formations (germs). When transporting not forget to moisten the root, so as not to dry.
Permanent place of landing do with the arrival of spring in the soil prepared in advance in a minimum width of one meter and 50 centimeters deep. Bushes should be placed 2.5 meters from each other. The soil is good compost, sand and humus, the bottom pour stones and pebbles. Plant watering, mulch and enrich the mineral fertilizers. The soil should be loose and feed.
Special trim gumi requires.