Tonkin creeper – How to plant it

Tonkin creeper is a type of vine widely cultivated in rural Vietnam. However, if you apply the right way for plainting, Tonkin creeper is also can grow plants right here in the House in the heart of the city. Let’s find out just how to grow it to soon have a beautiful medium sized Tonkin creeper truss can tilevers both houses can be used to cook the delicious food every day.

Tonkin creeper is climbing plants, flowers in the axils of the leaves, the flowers bloom from May to October. This is the preferred humidity, not be correct, if the dry tree will grow barren


Growers can use the remaining bread line segments (not too old nor too young) has a diameter of 7-10 mm made of hom. After that, the need to cut each hom about 1 m, the ash into the two top cuts against plastic flow, dehydration and antiseptic and eventually circled the lower portion need to back 2 the eye above and cultivated.

In addition, the farmers also breed by selecting the line grows near eel, buried sections of the original ground survey, about 15-20 days after the roots will grow much, just cut the separated mother plant is grown can provide. Note: when planting, people should always dig all the soil around the roots, to avoid damage when planted will ensure a higher survival rate.

Prepare the soil for planting and rig

Soil preparation: you should choose the soil mix sand, drainage, irrigation easy location. around the tree and no high mountains obscured. The land should be ploughed up garden beds, Harrow height of 40-50 cm wide, 1, 2 m, 80 cm wide flower beds between the two grooves.

The planting hole should be dug into the middle of the flower beds, between the flower beds arranged planting, tree distance x 3-4 m. The planting hole should be dug about 40 cm deep, wide and long, 0.5-1 m. After that, the plant need to pour feces Christopher stables (as much as) preoccupied with fungicide (Zined or CopperzineZ, …) and a little soil just right, for that mixture down the hole (higher crater 1-2 cm) to 1 week later and proceeded to plant.

The rig was made after land preparation is complete. Growers can do the entire planting area covers truss with a height of 1.6-1.7 m. If there are conditions of capital, she can use the pile is poured concrete, inside there are 3-4 in iron deposit 6. The pile should be buried in rows as tracks between the two flower beds, the distance between the piles 4-5 m, then people can use zinc mixed tension wire horizontal, vertical to rig for vines, the type of rig is quite strong and can be used in a long time.

In addition, farmers can take advantage of the materials available locally, such as: truss made of wood, bamboo, flow, … This truss type using more piles, pile spacing 2-2.5 m, the pile grows as possible (minimum with bamboo stem) then also use zinc mixed tension wire horizontal, vertical, can also use wood, bamboo, horizontal connections along the North flow rig for vines. The outer piles row need to be anchored, against fixed, solid.

Planting flowers to natural justice and caring:

Planting: for the tree is multiplied by the original survey sections sink into the ground to create roots, growers need to conduct separate seeds from the mother plant, dig always both land and planted roots in the planting hole. For seedlings multiplied by the hom, her children should put the part circle of cuttings down land, put 1-2 located above the eyes to the ground and compaction. After planting, the trees need to be watered enough moisture and barrier protection.

Health care: people need to choose the best buds do the wiring for climbing up the rope, poor development rigs should be cut off. The tree must be guaranteed sufficient humidity, when the flood need to target the water right. When the tree is 2 m high climbing, growers need to conduct the fertilizer end in soft diluted 1/20 (1 liter of water mixed with 20 liter nước1) watered the original way 60 cm. When the tree is situated on 30-50 cm, her children new to the tree branch development, actively guide the enclosed truss, avoiding to merge branch the branch wrapped in each other.

When the celestial tree for flowers, farmers need fertilizing complement to the tree. Rhee’s roots are shallow rooted types so when fertilizing don’t need digging disturbance, just widely distributed and then covered with a layer of humus and dried leaves. On average each month, the trees need to be supplemented compost once, about 5-10 kg animal manure + 150 g-100 Christopher NPK (16-16-8) for an original.

Growers can harvest the flowers Rhee when flower buds in bloom near the beam (about 1 day before bloom), should collect the flowers in the early morning, 4 days to harvest. After the harvest is completed, if not yet shipped right away, she should lay flowers out, kept in the dark to limit flowers bloom.

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