Asian Virginsbower Growing & Caring Guide

Written by Maggie

Dec 27 2021

Asian Virginsbower Growing & Caring Guide

When we grow and care for Asian Virginsbower, the selected soil is mainly mixed soil of 3 parts peat, 1 part perlite, 1 part matrix and 3 parts garden soil. In the period of new bud germination, the fertilizer is mainly compound fertilizer. In April or June, phosphate and potassium fertilizer is applied again, and the water is watered once or twice a week to keep the basin soil moist. The following are growing Asian Virginsbower care.

Asian Virginsbower

Asian Virginsbower Info

Most Asian Virginsbower are deciduous or evergreen grass vines, flowering from early spring to late autumn (there are a few winter flowering varieties), fruiting in summer. There are several species, varieties and their varieties and hybrids, which can be cultivated for ornamental use in gardens. Asian virginsbower enjoys the reputation of "the queen of vine flowers".  The flowering period is from summer to autmn. The Flower color is generally white and the flowers have a fragrant smell. Roots and whole grass are used as medicine. Diuresis, qi purge, blood circulation and pain relief. It is used for urination, abdominal distension and stool closure.External use for joint swelling and pain, insect and snake bite.

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Soil for Asian Virginsbower

Fertilizer and loose soil can make asian virginsbower grow more exuberant. Fertilizer, loose and arable slightly acidic sandy soil should be selected for cultivation. In pot cultivation, 3 parts of peat, 1 part of perlite, 1 part of matrix and 3 parts of garden soil can be mixed into culture soil, and some bone meal particles can be put in the pot bottom as the base fertilizer.

Fertilizer for Asian Virginsbower

After applying basic fertilizer, Asian Virginsbower should also ensure sufficient nutrients in the middle growth stage. When it's new buds are about to grow, it can apply compound fertilizer once or twice to promote the flourishing growth of plants. In April or June, it should apply phosphorus and potassium fertilizer again, mainly thin fertilizer, to effectively promote flower bud differentiation.

Asian Virginsbower Watering

Water moisture is important when we grow and care for Asian Virginsbower. Asian Virginsbower is sensitive to moisture, watering too much or too little water will lead to Asian respectively Virginsbower roots rotted or stunted growth. In the growing season it can be permeable pour 1 ~ 2 times a week, had better choose in the soil under the condition of dry or not withered time for watering, to control water in winter.

Asian Virginsbower Pruning

Asian Virginsbower grows rapidly, so in order to produce better flowers, it is best to prune Asian Virginsbower regularly. Generally, it should be pruned once a year. After the flowering period, the dead and dead flowers should be cut in time, so as to reduce the loss of nutrients from the plant and make the flowering more exuberant in the next year.

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Asian Virginsbower

Asian Virginsbower Care in Winter

Asian Virginsbower plants will stop growing and go dormant in winter when the temperature is stable around 10 degrees. During this period, keeping the soil dry, giving the plants light and stopping fertilization can make the plants survive the winter safely. If the temperature can be kept stable above 15 degrees, the plants can grow and flower, and can be cared for in the normal way. The following are Asian Virginsbower care for growing in winter.

Asian Virginsbower is a herbaceous plant of a genus in the Ranunculaceae family, which is also known as Clematis florida. In winter, if the temperature is below 10 degrees Celsius for a long time, the plants will go into hibernation and stop growing. If you want your plants to bloom normally during the winter, move them indoors to a warmer location and stabilize the temperature above 15 degrees.

When the plants are dormant, they do not need to be watered too much or fertilized. Keep the soil dry or slightly wet. Asian Virginsbower is fond of light, and the light condition is poor in winter, so the plants should be placed in the balcony and other places with better light, so that the plants can supplement the light in sunny weather. Also regularly open the window for air to maintain the indoor environment ventilation.

If the indoor stability can be stable above 15 degrees, the plant can grow normally. During this time, water the plant according to its normal needs and give it water. Asian Virginsbower do not need too much fertilization, the appropriate amount of concentration of the lighter fertilizer solution. Pruning the residual leaves, residual branches, weak leaves and old leaves on the branches can save nutrients, which is conducive to the plant in winter flowering.

We should pay attention to temperature control, water control, fertilizer control and illumination during the winter. Winter temperature is low, to ensure that the temperature is about 10 degrees, so that the plants smoothly through the winter. The plant goes into hibernation in winter, so you can't fertilize it, or the root system will burn. You should also pay attention to watering, if you water too much, the root system will rot. Try to move the plants to a sunny location during the winter.

Asian Virginsbower