How to care for Phaius flavus

Written by Maggie

Jan 15 2021

How to care for Phaius flavus

When we care for Phaius flavus, generally we can choose a mixture of soil humus soil, river sand, also we can use broken moss, peat soil and river sand in accordance with the ratio of 3:1:1 made from mixing. Change the soil in the spring sprout stage. In spring, summer, autumn, we need to put it in a half overcast environment, or about 50% shading. In summer, in addition to keep the soil moist, and also water the surrounding moisturizing regularly. The following are tips for Phaius flavus care.

Phaius flavus

Soil care

Phaius flavus, a potted yellow flower, is suitable for relatively soft and fertile soil with good drainage, and it is best to grow in the fertile soil with more humus content. Leaf-rot soil, garden soil and pond soil that contain a lot of nutrients can be used. Keep the soil moist enough to help the plants grow.

Temperature care

The temperature suitable for phaius flavus is about 18-25℃. The flower can withstand cold, but the temperature in winter is better kept above 6℃ as far as possible.

Light care

Phaius flavus likes a warm, moist environment, in the space of half a cool grow best. Pay attention to avoid the glare of the sun point-blank. In the event of strong sunshine during the summer, appropriately apply shading treatment in order to avoid sunburn blade, generally cover about 50% of the light, conditional word can directly Phaius flavus flowers planted in the shade of a tree or higher.

Phaius flavus

Water care

Phaius flavus likes to be moist and does not tolerate drought, so it needs more water during its vigorous growth period, but it is important not to put water in the pot. In summer in particular to maintain the humidity of the growing environment. In addition to maintaining the moisture of the soil, you should also often sprinkle water around the flower to improve the humidity of the surrounding air. After the flowering period, Phaius flavus will begin to enter a short dormant period, when the root function of the plant is reduced and the absorption capacity is greatly reduced, so it needs to control the watering and reduce the amount of water. When the air is relatively dry, it is necessary to spray water on the leaf often to keep the leaf moist.

Fertilizer care

When we care for Phaius flavus, the fertilizer should be mainly decompressed organic fertilizer and light liquid fertilizer should be applied once every two to three weeks. Before the arrival of the flowering period, the fertilizer should be changed to phosphorus fertilizer and potassium fertilizer as the main fertilizer. After the flowering period to cut off the residual flowers in time to reduce the loss of nutrients. Stop fertilizing when temperatures drop in autumn and winter.

Phaius flavus care for pest control

Common pests and diseases of Phaius flavus include white silk, anthrax, scale pests and so on. These pests and diseases are particularly likely to occur in hot, humid environments in the summer. Therefore, attention should be paid to prevention in the daily maintenance process. In addition to frequent sterilization and insect removal, it is more important to create a good environment for the plant to grow, eliminate the main cause of diseases and insect pests, and fundamentally eliminate diseases and insect pests.

Phaius flavus