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How to care for Butterfly pea

Written by Maggie

Jan 15 2021

How to care for Butterfly pea

The Butterfly pea is popular among more and more young people and children. It's like a blue butterfly flowers every dream, every time in full bloom, kids will like toys at home, appreciate the value of super. But butterfly pea maintenance is not very easy. Today we will talk about tips for Butterfly pea care.

Butterfly pea

1. Temperature care

Butterfly Pea is very suitable for Flower friends in the south to grow, and it needs a relatively high temperature. Normally only the temperature above 20 degrees can blossom. In the hot summer, high temperatures can also affect its quality. The best temperature is between 20 and 30 degrees, too low or too high will affect the flowering. In order to conserve Butterfly Pea, flower friends in the north must keep it warm in winter so as not to let it die in winter. 

2. Watering care

Butterfly pea likes to grow in wet conditions, both in soil and environment to be moist enough, which could enhance the growth rate of its early flowering. Only hot in the summer, it can stop adding soil moisture. The temperature and humidity of its environment must be lowered to allow it to grow properly. It can be sprayed with water from a watering can. In this way, more or less the soil will absorb some of it, so that it will not hinder its growth. 

3. Light and fertilizing care

Butterfly pea conservation is most afraid of strong sunshine. Once there is strong sunshine, its leaves will not only be damaged, but also its flowers will fall off as soon as possible. It is better to put it in the place where there is astigmatism, and enough sunshine in the air will help its growth.Every time you add fertilizer, you must remember to add less fertilizer many times. You can often add compound fertilizer for it. The nutrition inside is very balanced, both in terms of growth rate and flowering.

Butterfly pea

4. Pruning care

When we care for Butterfly pea, Butterfly pea is most afraid of strong sunlight. Once there is strong sunlight, its leaves will not only be damaged, but also the flowers will fall off early. Had better put it in the place that has astigmatism irradiate to, the air is enough Yang tong, just can be helpful to its growth. Every time you add fertilizer, you must remember to add less fertilizer many times. You can often add compound fertilizer for it. The nutrition inside is very balanced, both in terms of growth rate and flowering.

5.Butterfly Pea care for diseases and insect pests prevention

Butterfly pea can be pruned once a year to reduce stress in the trunk, add more nutrients, and bloom in greater numbers. Pruned branches do not throw away, you can propagate cuttings. In the process of propagation, it must be maintained in the soil moisture, the rooting rate will increase.

In fact, Butterfly Pea itself has some hidden toxicity. Many people like to use flowers to make tea, so do not bring its stem down, because there are toxins in its stem that will cause discomfort to the body. Even if you drink Butterfly Pea flowers to soak in water, you should not drink too much.

Butterfly pea