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Black-eyed Susan vine: How to grow and care for it

Written by Maggie

Feb 20 2021

Black-eyed Susan vine: How to grow and care for it

Black-eyed Susan vine is a tropical plant native to South Africa. It is called Black-eyed Susan vine because of the Black center of its flowers. Black-eyed Susan vine is characterized by the fact that it grows to a height of nearly 3 meters. But how to grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine?  

Environmental care for growing black-eyed Susan vine

Black-eyed Susan vine likes to grow in warm and humid environments, and likes to grow in sunny environments. When we grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine, the best growth temperature of Black-eyed Susan Vine is between 20 ° C and 30 ° C. Black-eyed Susan vine is not hardy to cold, and once the temperature reaches below 7 ° C, it is difficult to maintain normal growth.

Fertilizer care for growing black-eyed Susan vine

Black-eyed Susan vine is a plant that likes fertilizer very much. When we grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine, once it has begun to grow, it is heavily fertilized to help it bloom.

Soil care for growing black-eyed Susan vine

The growing soil of black-eyed Susan vine should be rich in nutrients. When we grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine, suitable fertilizer can be used as base fertilizer, which can be replenished continuously in the breeding process. Regular fertilization will be more conducive to the growth of plants.

care for black-eyed Susan vine

Moisture care for growing black-eyed Susan vine

Black-eyed Susan vine is not drought tolerant, so when we grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine, it is important to water the plant as soon as possible, and to spray it with water in the summer to maintain humidity in the environment.

Trimming care for growing black-eyed Susan vine

When we grow and care for black-eyed Susan vine, the core can be plucked at the right time, leading to branching, and the stem can be trimmed promptly after flowering.

Black-eyed Susan vine propagation methods

The most suitable sowing time for black-eyed Susan vine should be in spring of each year, and the potting should be gradually replaced according to its growth status. About 20cm pot is the most suitable for black-eyed Susan vine when it is finally formed. Another method of propagation for black-eyed Susan vine is cuttage propagation.

care for black-eyed Susan vine