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How to grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens

Written by Maggie

Jan 23 2021

How to grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens

Heliotropium arborescens is a kind of raw material that is often used to make scented cosmetics. Planting Heliotropium arborescens is not only to realize the ornamental value of Heliotropium arborescens, but more importantly, it can generate greater economic benefits with the help of Heliotropium arborescens, which is what most growers hope to do. However, some necessary growing methods should be mastered. The following are growing Heliotropium arborescens care.

growing Heliotropium arborescens care

1. Sunshine and temperature care for growing Heliotropium arborescens

Heliotropium arborescens like sunshine and require sufficient illumination. Lack of illumination will cause poor growth of Heliotropium arborescens and will affect flowering. When we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens in winter, Heliotropium arborescens need to be placed in a sunny place for conservation; In summer, it is necessary to shade Heliotropium arborescens, otherwise the leaves of Heliotropium arborescens will burn and turn yellow; Spring and autumn are bright and warm enough to allow Heliotropium arborescens to get plenty of sun. The suitable temperature for the growth of Heliotropium arborescens is between 15℃ and 25℃. When the temperature exceeds 30℃ in summer, the plants will enter a semi-dormant state. When the temperature is above 13℃ in winter, the plants will continue to bloom. Therefore, when we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens, Heliotropium arborescens should be preserved in a cool and ventilated place in summer and indoors in a sunny and warm place in winter.

2. Soil care for growing Heliotropium arborescens

Potted Heliotropium arborescens, soil can be used in a good drainage of loose fertile soil, Garden soil, compost soil, sand and plant ash can be mixed with the soil. During the growth of seedlings, Heliotropium arborescens can be repotted once or twice to allow normal growth.

3. Water and fertilizer care for growing Heliotropium arborescens

Heliotropium arborescens like moist conditions. During the spring and fall growth spurt, the potted soil is kept moist and can be watered once a day. When we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens in winter, control watering, basin soil can not be too wet, 2 ~ 3 days watering 1 time; Summer can be morning and evening each water 1 time, promoting growth. Fertilization, Heliotropium arborescens prefers fertilizer, pot 1 weeks later, can be top dressing, in the growing period can be applied 1 times a week of thin liquid fertilizer, every 2 to 3 weeks can be applied a compound chemical fertilizer; During cold winters and hot summers, you can reduce or stop applying top dressing.

growing Heliotropium arborescens care

4. Trimming care for growing Heliotropium arborescens

When we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens, Heliotropium arborescens should be removed in time after being transplanted to the pot, and can be more branching and flowering. The plant type of Heliotropium arborescens can also be controlled by multiple heart cutting.

5. Growing Heliotropium arborescens care for leaves yellowing

One reason for the yellowing of Heliotropium arborescens leaves is the problem of dryness and humidity. Heliotropium arborescens like moist growing environments. In the vigorous growing season, it is required to keep the soil moist. If it is too dry or too wet, it will cause the leaves of Heliotropium arborescens to become yellow or even fall off. So, when we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens, we need to control water, to avoid yellow leaves.

The yellowing of Heliotropium arborescens leaves may also be caused by illumination and temperature. Excessive temperature and intense illumination may easily lead to the burning and yellow of Heliotropium arborescens leaves. Generally in summer, the strong light and high temperature easily make the leaves of Heliotropium arborescens yellow. So when we grow and care for Heliotropium arborescens, it is necessary to place Heliotropium arborescens in a cool and ventilated place for shading and cooling maintenance.

growing Heliotropium arborescens care