Shelter for the winter hydrangeas

  • Dec 24, 2019

Hydrangeas, as well as other demanding color, requires careful maintenance. Hydrangeas shelter for the winter will help keep intact the flower buds. While preparing for the winter frosts should take into account the variety of shrubs and climatic conditions in which they grow.

Hydrangeas shelter for the winter will help keep intact the flower buds. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Hydrangeas shelter for the winter will help keep intact the flower buds. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

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Features cover of certain types of hydrangeas

Before preparing for the winter shrubs should understand what type of cover you need, and what - can overwinter without auxiliary aid.

Hydrangea paniculata are frost-resistant type, so the adult shrubs do not need a winter shelter. And although adults flowers can withstand up to 35 ° C below zero, the upset in autumn the plants need protection from sub-zero temperatures. For warming the root system of tree trunks is recommended sprinkle with peat or dry leaves.

Tree Hydrangea - hardy shrub that absolutely does not need shelter. If a hard frost ends of branches covered with ice, the future bloom is not affected.

With regard macrophylla hydrangeas, it is much afraid of frost. If time does not hide it, then the next year will not inflorescence.

Serrated and oakleaf hydrangeas also require preparation for winter.

Especially preparations for the shelter hydrangeas

Before the shelter hydrangea it is necessary to carefully prepare for hibernation. To this end, it is recommended from mid-August to complete the bushes to feed nitrogen fertilizer, and with the first autumn month - to stop watering them.

For the lignification of shoots is recommended to remove all the lower leaves of the plant. It should be done a few weeks before the first frost. The upper leaf layer is left to protect the flower buds from cold.
From mid-August to finish it is recommended to feed the nitrogen fertilizer hydrangeas, and the first autumn month - to stop watering them. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
From mid-August to finish it is recommended to feed the nitrogen fertilizer hydrangeas, and the first autumn month - to stop watering them. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

cover ways bushes

Whimsical varieties of hydrangea require special care regardless of the climatic conditions of their habitat. To protect plants from drastic temperature changes, you can use one of the following cover options:

  • Using a board with nails. Initially bush shoots are collected in a bundle and bind with a rope. To avoid contact with the ground threads are placed on pre-prepared board, in which the perimeter of hammered nails. Bushes fixed rope and filled with dry leaves or sawdust. On top of the plant throws nonwoven film, well fortified it by the edges. For ventilation, you can leave small holes, which must close only when severe frosts.
  • Spunbond has proven itself as a heater, because of what is often used by gardeners. To prepare the plant for wintering should be wrapped around this bush agrovoloknom put a frame made of metal mesh. Fixing should be above the plants about 10 cm, and the distance between it and the bush - about 25 cm. This construction is necessary to fill with dry leaves.
  • Shelter spruce branches. Under okuchennye bushes fit spruce branches, and he - hydrangea branches, which are fixed in the center by means of thick wire. Top poured peat or leaves and is covered with a film of a waterproof material.
  • For shelter container hydrangeas used a special method. If the flowers do not get to move into the room, they must be prikopat in the garden, which was originally assigned to them sunny plot garden. At this point, dig a pit, which should be 20 cm below the flower. Put the pot in a hole, covered with top boards and covered with leaves. To create an air layer at the plant put a box or basket and covered with non-woven fabric.
As for raskutyvaniya hydrangeas, you should not rush into it. That the efforts were not in vain, with the arrival of the first heat protection is recommended to remove slowly, layer by layer. Then the plant will please gardeners for its colorful blooms.

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