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How to care for English Bluebell

Written by Maggie

Jan 15 2021

How to care for English Bluebell

English Bluebell is a very famous ornamental flower in Europe. It is generally planted in the courtyard for European people to enjoy. It is even one of the flowers for religious sacrifice. In recent years, English Bluebell has also been introduced into China and is loved by some flower friends. Then how to care for English Bluebell? Let's learn about tips for English bluebell care!

English Bluebell

Choose pots when caring for English Bluebell

Bluebell plants can grow up to 1.2 meters, and Bluebell is a perennial bulb plant, so at least a medium ceramic Flower pot should be prepared for maintenance. In this way, the growth of English Bluebell can be satisfied and the embarrassing phenomenon of insufficient growth space will not occur to English Bluebell.

Soil  care

English Bluebell likes loose and breathable soil. You can mix Garden soil, leaf rot soil and river sand, and then mix small stones in the basin soil to lay a layer of base fertilizer. In these three cases, pot conservation is basically 2~3 years without changing the pot.

Temperature care

English Bluebell likes to grow in the warm season. Spring is a very difficult season for English Bluebell. English Bluebell also has a strong cold resistance. Because it is the bulb, so the relatively cold season can be safe over the winter, is a strong vitality of ornamental flowers.

Illumination care

Sunlight is not important for English Bluebell. Instead, English Bluebell prefers to live in the shade. Only under the shade of trees can English Bluebell grow more healthily. Therefore, potted plant maintenance should be conducted in the shade, and it is OK to receive scattered light.

Watering care

Reasonable watering can make English Bluebell grow faster. English Bluebells can be watered every day, but water must not be formed in the process of watering. Otherwise, the bulb of English Bluebell will rot and the whole plant of English Bluebell will die.

Fertilizing care

English Bluebell has a strong tolerance to infertile soil and can survive in relatively poor soil. However, liquid fertilizer is applied once a month to English Bluebell. It can make English bluebells grow better, and topdressing once in the flowering period of English bluebells, so as to promote more flowering of English bluebells.

Basin care

It is very important to maintain English Bluebell and change the pot. The pot soil can only meet the growth of English Bluebell for one year at most. After one year, it is necessary to change the pot for English Bluebell. The new pot soil can ensure the growth of English Bluebell and make English Bluebell bloom beautiful flowers every year!

English Bluebell

English bluebell care for not blooming flowers 

1. Light care

First of all, we should know that English bluebell is not a light-loving plant. When we care for English bluebell, it is best to place it in a shaded place for maintenance. English bluebells in nature also live under the shade of trees. Therefore, if English Bluebell is placed on the balcony for illumination maintenance, it may cause English Bluebell to be burned.

English Bluebell will consume more nutrients to resist the heat of light, so naturally there will be no extra nutrients for flowering. In the case of excessive light, flowers will naturally blossom less or not. Therefore, it is OK to maintain English Bluebell indoors where there is no direct light, and then receive loose light.

2. Watering and fertilizing care

Adequate water and fertilizer will be able to maintain the growth of English bluebell. Some flower friends who grow flowers for the first time will always forget to water and fertilize the English bluebell. At this time, it is not easy for English bluebell to maintain its survival on the poor soil.

Therefore, when we care for English Bluebell, it is best to develop the good habit of regular and quantitative watering and fertilization, and watering and fertilization should be reasonable. Water the pot soil when it is dry, and water it thoroughly. Fertilizer can be used once every ten days, and a little fertilizer each time can meet the growth of English Bluebell.

3. Diseases and insect pests

In the growth process of English bluebell, the occurrence of diseases and insect pests will also threaten the growth of English bluebell, such as root rot and corm rot. Naturally, there will be insufficient nutritional supply, not only can not flower, even leaves will wither, and even at the end of root rot disease will directly lead to the death of English bluebell.

Therefore, before potting English bluebells, drugs such as carbendazim can be sprayed to sterilize soil plants in advance, which can reduce the occurrence of plant diseases. Then, the ventilation management of English Bluebell should be strengthened to reduce the incidence of diseases. In case of diseases and insect pests, appropriate agents should be selected for treatment.

Conclusion: basically English bluebell does not blossom is the above three points. Potted English bluebell ornamental is very rare in our country. So when we care for English Bluebell, we must pay attention to various problems.

English Bluebell