How to grow and care for creeping Jenny

Written by Maggie

Nov 13 2021

How to grow and care for creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny is resilient. Creeping Jenny will survive if the plants are planted in the open air.Just to peep in on peeping Jenny. Growing creeping Jenny in a pot can grow at 15 to 25 degrees Celsius and can be farmed indoors in the spring and fall. In summer high temperatures, Creeping Jenny will require shading and cooling. The following are details of growing Creeping Jenny care.

Creeping Jenny care

1. Creeping Jenny Care - Soil & Fertilizer

Creeping Jenny has no strict need for soil. When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny, creeping jenny is suitable for rich, slightly acidic soil that drains well. As the spring and fall growing season approaches, just enough thin fertilizer can be applied to encourage Creeping Jenny's growth. Because creeping Jenny has some resistance to drought, you can wait until the soil is dry before watering in.

2. Creeping Jenny Care - Light

Creeping Jenny is light loving, shade tolerant, and suitable for growth at 15 to 25℃. When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny, plants can be placed outside in the spring and fall, where adequate light will help them flourish. Plants can be moved indoors in the summer, ventilated with astigmatism in the place of maintenance. Creeping Jenny will also grow normally in half-or total shade.

3. Creeping Jenny Care - Water

Creeping Jenny will tolerate drying, and water appropriately during the growing season to keep the soil moist. When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny in summer the temperature rises, water evaporation is fast, plant growth will become slow, and enter a short dormant period, to water in time, increase the moisture of the soil, you can spray water to the leaves to cool down.

4. Creeping Jenny Care - Temperature

Creeping Jenny is ideal for growth at 15 to 25 degrees Celsius, and spring temperatures are ideal for growth. After the temperature rises gradually, the growth will slow down and enter a short dormant period. When the temperature drops in winter, the leaves will turn dark red. Creeping Jenny is hardy for growth. When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny, it can be potted or planted in gardens and landscaping shelters. (Find more winter plants here.)

Creeping Jenny care

5. Creeping Jenny Care for Diseases Control

Creeping Jenny was observed to be more susceptible to the disease during summer heat and humidity. This typical high temperature and humidity disease severely affects the promotion of Creeping Jenny. Symptoms include brown leaf rot, yellow stem rot, and a slimy feeling. The first part of the disease was water - soaked dark spots, after the yellow - brown patches, after the stem of the plant became yellow decay and death.

When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny, soil the seedbed with 500 to 600 times 50% decamethonium solution before planting. Control the amount of nitrogen fertilizer to prevent peeping Jenny from peeping in. Summer high temperatures should ensure seedbed dry and wet moderation, do not water easily. When we grow and care for creeping jenny in the spring, regularly spray 75% chlorothalonil or 80% of the senzine 800 to 1 000 times the liquid, especially in high temperature weather after the rain to timely spray prevention. Timely pruning, timely thinning, clear over dense stolon and disease of the lower leaf. After the onset of the disease, the root or rhizosphere soil was irrigated with 800 to 1000 times solution of 58% metalaxaline - manganese zinc and 600 to 800 times solution of 80% diazepine.

6. Creeping Jenny Care for Pests Control

Black cutworm, same type snail, make Creeping Jenny stem leaf appear holes and incision, serious when will eat leaves, and the ornamental effect. When we grow and care for Creeping Jenny, using a 50% phoxim 1000 times solution to control the small ground tiger, using mida or violin 1 to 1.5 grams per square meter to control the homotype snail, the effect is better. Read More about creeping jenny propagation.

Creeping Jenny care

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