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How to grow and care for Michelia

Written by Maggie

Jan 25 2021

How to grow and care for Michelia

Michelia needs to grow in the garden soil, sand mixed soil. In the growth period it should be watered once every 3 ~ 4 days, every half a month at a time of n p. At ordinary times, put it in a sunny place. In winter temperature control is at 5 ℃ above and grows even when pruned. The following are details of growing Michelia care.

Michelia care

1. Soil care for growing Michelia

Michelia needs to grow in the soil with high fertility, loose and good air permeability. When we grow and care for Michelia, Garden soil and fine sand can be mixed in accordance with the ratio of 3:1. Some barnyard manure can be added in the right amount to be the bottom fertilizer of the soil, which can provide sufficient nutrients to michelia in time and promote Michelia's better growth.

2. Watering and fertilizing care for growing Michelia

Michelia's growing method is very simple actually. During the period of growth, it needs to be watered once every 3 ~ 4 days, and can be watered once a day in the summer. In winter control the amount of water. When we grow and care for michelia at ordinary times can every half a month at a time of n p, flowering every other week when an organic fertilizer rates.

3. Lighting care for growing Michelia

If Michelia can grow better with the help of the sun, but also to promote its blooming beautiful flowers, flowers open more vigorously and beautifully, but if placed in the sun in summer, then it is likely to make the leaves wither. So when we grow and care for Michelia, it is necessary to do a good job in the sun protection, winter also needs to control the temperature above 5℃.

4. Trimming care for growing Michelia

When we grow and care for Michelia in the spring and autumn, it is best to give the appropriate pruning, each pruning should not be too heavy, can be useless lateral branches, weak branches cut off, and then spray to the wound disinfection, prevent the disease and insect pests after pruning. Pruning can also increase the ornamental value of Michelia.

Michelia care

5. Growing Michelia care for leaves yellowing

In case of water shortage, water should be added in mistletoe if the leaves are yellow and fall off, and the plant should be put in shade for conservation. In case of excessive fertilizer application, reduce fertilizer amount; in case of insufficient illumination, light should be added; in case of pests and diseases, spray insecticide properly and move the flowerpot to a cool and ventilated place. The following are growing Michelia care for leaves yellowing.

Increase watering care

Michelia yellow leaves falling phenomenon that may be caused by water shortage, should be timely watering, put the plant in half shade for maintenance. When a plant is slowly returning to its original state, we can take out maintenance. When we grow and care for Michelia, we should not let in water in the basin, otherwise affect the growth of plant health, generally in the evening watering can.

Fertilizing care 

Michelia is a fertilizer plant, if improper fertilization, it will lead to burned plant roots, so that the root can not absorb nutrients, and lead to yellowing leaves. When we grow and care for Michelia, do not blindly fertilize, and we can use water to dilute fertilizer, reduce fertility, and then irrigate the plant.

Lighting care

Michelia is a positive plant, request illumination is sufficient, avoid dark and moist, but also cannot be placed for a long time below scorching sun. When we grow and care for Michelia,we  should slightly cover strong light, water in the soil near the plant.

Michelia care for prevention of diseases and insect pests

Planting Michelia should ensure that the environment is well ventilated, and can effectively avoid diseases and insect pests. When we grow and care for Michelia, prevent plant leaves from being infected and yellow off, cut off infected sick leaves, spraying insecticide should also be appropriate, move the flowerpot to a cool and ventilated place, and soon new leaves can grow.

Michelia care