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How to grow and care for devils backbone

Written by Maggie

Feb 03 2021

How to grow and care for devils backbone

The Devil's backbone is very fertile, but Devil's Backbones are rare. Now, let's look at growing devil's backbone care.

1. Temperature care for growing devil's backbone

Devil's backbone likes warm, avoids heat. When we grow and care for the devil's backbone in winter, room temperature should be maintained in more than 10, less than 10T easy to fall leaves, less than 5 degrees Celsius susceptible to cold. 

2. Light care for growing devil's backbone

Devil's backbone likes the sun when they land and take root. When we grow and care for the devil's backbone, keeping 4 hours of sunlight a day during the growing season will make them grow healthily and flourish. 

3. Water care for growing devil's backbone

Devil's backbone usually watering to master the pot soil "see dry see wet" principle, winter to strictly control watering, pot soil is not too dry do not water. 

4. Air humidity care for growing devil's backbone

The devil's backbone likes a wet environment. When we grow and care for the devil's backbone in summer, we pay attention to appropriate shading and ventilation. 

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5. Fertilization care for growing devil's backbone

Devil's backbone fertilizer is not much, as long as the basin soil is more fertile under normal circumstances you do not need to apply top dressing. However, when we grow and care for the devil's backbone, in order to blossom luxuriously, one to two times of all-element rarefied compound liquid fertilizer can be applied about one month before flowering.

6. Growing devil's backbone care in summer

The soil

According to the growth habits of plants, Devil's Backbone chooses the suitable soil, and Devil's Backbone likes the slightly acidic environment. Therefore, when we grow and care for the devil's backbone, it can add the right amount of leaf rot soil to improve the pH of the soil, and meanwhile provide nutrients for the growth of Devil's Backbone.

Water  

Devil's Backbone likes the dry environment and does not have a high requirement for water. It does not need water every day, as long as the soil is slightly moist, the depth of 2 centimeters of soil exists in the depth of water, you can not water. When we grow and care for the devil's backbone, wait until the soil turns white before watering.

Generally, in the summer when the temperature continues to be above 30 degrees, the water flow is fast, watering the soil once a week will not be too dry, endangering the normal growth of the plant.

Remember: when we grow and care for devil's backbone in summer, watering to one-time wet, but never water, once there is water. It is best to place it high, hanging water control, so as to avoid long-term waterlogging, let the soil breed a large number of bacteria, thereby endangering the root health and hygiene.

Light

At any time, the growth of plants is to ensure a certain amount of light time, do not let it be placed in the shade for a long time, so that can not get enough light, can not get the corresponding photosynthesis, the nutrient savings, reproduction and growth of plants is very adverse.

When we grow and care for devil's backbone, generally ensure more than 6 hours of astigmatism every day, otherwise it is very easy to yellow leaves.As long as the moisture, nutrient follow up, the more bask in the growth more exuberant, even the leaves will be as the light lasting, intensity changes gradually for gorgeous red.

Pruning

The importance of pruning on flowers and plants can be seen from the eye, even Succulent plants, and Devil's backbone propagation speed, leaf aging and regeneration speed is very fast. When we grow and care for the devil's backbone, it needs more nutrients to meet the normal growth, or need to "throttle". And these are mainly reflected in a number of sick branches, branches, old leaves and other timely cleaning up.

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