Written by Maggie
Apr 02 2021
Cherokee rose is a kind of shrub plant. Because the flowers have certain ornamental value and the fruits are widely used, Cherokee rose has become a kind of potted plant favored by many people. Now, we will talk about growing cherokee rose care.
Cherokee Rose likes to grow in a warm environment. When we grow and care for Cherokee roses, the temperature is between 15℃ and 35℃.
Cherokee Rose prefers loose, fertile and sandy soil rich in organic matter, so it is not recommended for Flower lovers to use heavy clay and saline alkali soil. When we grow and care for Cherokee Rose, we can use soil mixed with Garden soil and leaf rot soil, which has a better drainage capacity.
When we grow and care for Cherokee Rose, sufficient sunlight is required, so Cherokee Rose is generally placed in a sunny place. However, due to the high temperature and strong light in summer, appropriate shade is needed to avoid sunburn of Cherokee Rose.
Cherokee Rose needs plenty of water to keep the soil moist when it is in full bloom and flowering. When we grow and care for cherokee rose in the spring, can be appropriate to water more to promote the growth of branches and leaves;
When we grow and care for cherokee rose in the summer of high temperature, and evaporation is large, so in the summer you need to water enough water; Winter is the dormant period of Cherokee Rose, so you can water less as long as the soil is kept moist and dry. In addition, you should water Cherokee Rose again and avoid watering on the leaves.
Cherokee rose is fond of fertilizer. In general, it is recommended that flower friends apply liquid fertilizer every half a month in addition to basic fertilizer during planting. When we grow and care for cherokee rose in early spring, apply a thick fertilizer, autumn to apply a thin fertilizer.
Apply only a thin, decaying fertilizer once during winter dormancy to help overwintering. Cherokee rose should not be fertilized during flowering.
When we grow and care for Cherokee rose, frequent pruning is required. Generally, long branches, dead branches and dense branches are pruned, which is conducive to the growth of Cherokee rose. In addition, after the flowering of Cherokee rose, it is necessary to cut off the remaining flowers and some branches, so as to prolong the flowering period.
Cherokee rose usually has powdery mildew, leaf spot and other diseases as well as insect pests such as red spider and aphid, so flower friends need to find them in time and take preventive measures in the maintenance process.