Written by Maggie
Feb 22 2021
To grow and care for Fuchsia well, it is necessary to understand the growth requirements of Fuchsia, such as the environment, soil, watering, lighting and other habits. The following is to sort out growing Fuchsia care.
Fuchsia likes a cool and humid environment, afraid of high temperature and strong light. When we grow and care for Fuchsia in winter, the environment should be warm and humid, with sufficient sunshine and smooth air. A cool, semi-cloudy environment in summer.
The suitable growth temperature of the Fuchsia is 15-25℃. When we grow and care for Fuchsia, the temperature can not be lower than 5℃ in winter. If the summer temperature is as high as 30℃, the growth rate is slow, if the temperature is easy to wither and die at 35℃.
Fuchsia potted with fertile, loose, well-drained loam soil, potting soil can be used with leaf rot soil and quality loam soil. When we grow and care for Fuchsia, to add some decomposed organic fertilizer and phosphate fertilizer mixed, do not recommend Flower friends to apply basal fertilizer, to avoid rotting roots.
Fuchsia likes light but is afraid of strong light. When we grow and care for Fuchsia, it can be maintained under scattered light. When it comes to high temperature in summer, it needs to be shaded or moved to indoor maintenance.
In the spring and summer, florists can spray the leaves with water once or twice a day.
When we grow and care for Fuchsia in winter, we need to strictly control watering, at the same time to stop fertilization, to avoid rotting roots or freezing damage.
The growth rate of Fuchsia is very fast. When we grow and care for Fuchsia during the growth period, the need for thin fertilizer frequently applied, generally applied every 10 days 1 time thin cake fertilizer or compound fertilizer can be,
When we grow and care for Fuchsia during the flowering period, Fuchsia can be applied once a month with liquid fertilizer based on phosphorus and potassium .Summer high temperature season, can stop fertilization. In addition, before fertilization, to keep the basin soil dry,
And after fertilization, spray water with a fine sprinkler once to avoid the fertilizer water sticking to the leaf surface leading to decay.
In winter, the core of Fuchsia needs to be picked. When we grow and care for Fuchsia, generally, the tender shoots of 5cm to 6cm at the top can be cut off to promote more branching of branches. In addition to the summer dormant period, flower friends can be weak branches, long branches cut off.
If it is a newly cultivated young plant, wait until the young plant grows to 20cm to 30cm, and can be removed to set the stem, promote lateral branch growth, so as to form a branching multi-plant form.
The diseases commonly encountered in Fuchsia are blight and rust, and can be potted with rust and acetic acid to prevent the blight.
When we grow and care for Fuchsia, place it in a well ventilated environment for growth, otherwise there will be aphids, whitefly, scale shell insects, and these pests can use oxidation Fruit spray.
When we grow and care for Fuchsia in summer, it needs to avoid light, generally moved to indoor maintenance or shade treatment, avoid direct sunlight in summer, at the same time to strengthen the environment ventilation and cool.
Fuchsia is afraid of the cold. If the temperature is below 5℃, there will be freezing damage. When we grow and care for Fuchsia in winter, Fuchsia potted plants should be put on the balcony with light for maintenance to ensure sufficient light.