Potted flowers need periodic feeding. It is not necessary to use purchased items. As a natural supplement, banana peel has worked well. It is used to achieve lush flowering.
What is the use of banana peel
In a tropical fruit, as well as in its peel contains a lot of nutrients. It is especially important to highlight potassium and phosphorus. These substances are necessary for plants for full development and flowering. Benefits from supplements:
- magnesium helps plants cope with a lack of sunlight;
- potassium contributes to a longer flowering, and the inflorescences become more saturated;
- phosphorus contributes to the formation of buds.
Peel is used both in fresh and in dry form. The main thing - do not leave fresh substance on the surface of the pot, because it will start to mold. Mold is harmful to the plant, can destroy it.
Applying banana fertilizers, it is very important not to flood the plants. Excessive moisture can lead to decay of the root system.
How to fertilize plants
If the gardener is not sorry for their strength, you can make banana peel powder. In addition, use the infusion and chopped fresh skin. To achieve quick results, some growers prepare complex fertilizers from the improvised components.
The most costly way in time and effort. However, it is convenient to use the additive in shredded form. Algorithm of preparation:
- Grind the peel with a knife.
- Dry in any way possible (on the battery, in the oven, in the dryer).
- Grind dry skins with a blender, grinder or mortar.
Use 1-2 tablespoons per pot during the formation of buds. Can be added to non-flowering plants, no more than once a month. Keep better in a closed container, away from sunlight.
Simple and effective method. For the manufacture will need leather from one banana and 1 liter of water. Insist at least 48 hours. Then infusion diluted in a ratio of 1: 1 with clean water. Use the resulting liquid for watering seedlings and indoor plants.
The method is suitable during transplantation. The skin needs to be crushed, placed on the bottom of the pot. Pour the ground on top. It is important to place the roots so that they do not come in contact with the banana skin. If contact is allowed, the roots may rot.
For cooking, you can use a variety of food residues. Chemically optimal list:
- peel from four fruits;
- two eggshells shell;
- Magnesia, 20 gr.
Dried skin and shell chop. The resulting powder is combined with magnesia and 1 liter of water. The composition is thoroughly mixed and stored in the refrigerator. It is permissible to use both for irrigation and for spraying green mass.
Banana peel has a positive effect on plant growth.Thanks to this food debris, many gardeners achieve lush and long flowering. The main thing is to prevent rotting and molding of banana peel next to the roots.