Written by Maggie
Oct 30 2021
How to grow and care for Christmas Rose? Christmas Rose likes semi-cloudy moist fertile soil, but does not like transplanting (it should be planted along with digging). It will grow denser and denser in place, but it will not spread. Christmas Rose likes alkaline soil, and can be planted with a little lime soil. Now, let's look at how to grow and care for Christmas Rose?
It is not easy to grow and care for Christmas roses. Poor and acidic soil is not suitable for its growth, but only in alkaline soil with moist and abundant humus.
This is kind of like wet plants, after planting to properly irrigate, so that it fully absorbs water, thrive. When we grow and care for Christmas Rose in the late growth period, there should also be timely hydration, there should be enough moisture in the soil.
When we grow and care for Christmas Rose, generally, organic fertilizer can be selected after planting, and organic fertilizer can be dissolved in water. When watering in the soil, so that it can absorb the nutrients in the soil, better grow.
When we grow and care for Christmas Rose, it can only grow in the environment of astigmatism, light is not growing in the environment, will damage its own branches, so the appropriate shade.
When we grow and care for Christmas rose in the growth of vigorous, to timely pruning of the shoot. Because its plant is small, not timely pruning will make its root bearing weight large, affect the color of its results, resulting in falling fruit, fold branches.
Cockchafer: When we grow and care for Christmas rose, before and after flowering, choose permethrin diluted with water, evenly sprayed on the branches and leaves can achieve the effect of prevention and control. (Find more Winter Flowers here.)
Root rot: although it likes wet soil, it is not good to have too much water when watering, which will cause root rot. When we grow and care for Christmas rose in the rainy season, it is necessary to timely drain and waterlogging to avoid the occurrence of root rot.
Generally select rhizome reproduction, select robust rhizome, planted in the soil with sufficient nutrients, and then sprinkle the soil moist. The growing season of Christmas rose is long, so you should be patient and take good care of it. The propagation of roots is faster than that of seeds. Generally, it will blossom one year after planting.
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