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How to grow and care for Chinese asparagus

Written by Maggie

Jan 23 2021

How to grow and care for Chinese asparagus

Chinese asparagus is a liliaceae asparagus, and is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant. It has the effect of anti-cancer poison, clearing potential phlegm etc. How to grow and care for Chinese asparagus? Let's learn together.

 care for Chinese asparagus

Soil care for growing Chinese asparagus

Domestic potted can choose the tall foot that diameter controls 25 centimeters deep basin. The basin soil is a culture soil made up of leaf rot soil, Garden soil and sand in a ratio of 4∶3∶3. When we grow and care for Chinese asparagus, keep the basin soil moist, and then pour water after the basin soil is dry. Spray the bushes often in the middle of summer.

Water care for growing Chinese asparagus

When the temperature drops in autumn, watering is gradually reduced. When we grow and care for Chinese asparagus, we can pour every half a month 1 time of decolorized hoof bone water or bean cake fertilizer water, in these months, if you can apply urea and other inorganic fertilizer 1 times a month, the growth will be more exuberant, each pot dosage is 1 ~ 2 grams, not too much. Replace the pot once every 2 years, cut off part of the old roots, overdense plants and long branches, so that the plant shape is well-balanced and beautiful.

Environment care for growing Chinese asparagus

When we grow and care for Chinese Asparagus in summer, it should be placed in a half shade place, and in spring, autumn it can be put in the position with good illumination such as a sitting room, windowsill. Wintertime room temperature keeps above 5℃, place before the window to let it accept sunshine more, criterion leaf color is bright. It is harmful to grow scale insects and leaf mites. Excessive dryness is easy to cause pests, and more water dousing prevention in summer.

 care for Chinese asparagus

Growing Chinese asparagus care for stems and leaves yellowing

(1) Sufficient nutrients care

When Chinese asparagus grows up, the roots will be filled in the basin. If the replacement of the pot is neglected, the nutrients in the soil will be seriously lacking, resulting in yellow leaves. When we grow and care for Chinese asparagus, we need to apply decrepit liquid fertilizer, to make the plant obtain sufficient nutrients.

(2) Proper fertilizing care

When we grow and care for Chinese asparagus, if the application of raw fertilizer without decay, it is easy to cause root burning, cause scorched branches withered leaves, so every 10 days to half a month application of 1 time thin cake fertilizer water, not too thick, otherwise also easy to cause dead leaves.

(3) Light care

After entering the summer, if you do not pay attention to shading, let the strong sunlight, for plants, especially young plants, it is easy to cause leaves yellow. When we grow and care for Chinese asparagus, it should be moved to a half shade conservation pot. Although Chinese asparagus is not resistant to direct sunlight, it should not be too short of light. If the plant is placed indoors for a long time to decorate furnishings, not see scattered light, then the stem and leaves will also wilt. In order to make its growth robust, in addition to the need for appropriate summer shading, it is placed in the half shade, spring, autumn, winter should be in fine weather and will be moved to the outdoors, appropriate by some light.

 care for Chinese asparagus