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How to grow and care for Red spider lily

Written by Maggie

Jan 25 2021

How to grow and care for Red spider lily

The growing method of Red spider lily is actually very simple, as long as you understand several key points in the curing method of Red spider lily. The conservation method of Red spider lily is a necessary knowledge for flower lovers. The following is a detailed introduction of the growing method of Red spider lily and Red spider lily care.  

Red spider lily and Red spider lily care
Red spider Lily is one of the top 10 most beautiful flowers in the world

Steps to grow Red spider lily

1. Prepare the tools and raw materials for growing Red spider lily

Tools: basin, stone, clay

Raw materials: Flower seeds, small shovels, water, etc..

2. Prepare the soil for growing Red spider lily

Red spider Lily likes scattered light and doesn't like strong light, so don't expose yourself to the sun. Red Spider Lily does not have high requirements for soil. Ordinary soil with a little sandy quality is fine, which is breathable and permeable to water.

3. Put a few stones on the bottom of the basin 

Put a few stones on the bottom of the basin and fill it with soil until it is about 80% full.

4. Dig a small hole in the soil 

Then, with a small shovel, dig a small hole in the soil. Put the Red spider lily seeds in it, head up, and cover it with the soil.

5. Pour water 

Finally poured water, just quietly waiting for it to blossom!

Red spider lily and Red spider lily care

Growing Red spider lily care

Temperature care for growing Red spider lily

Most varieties like warm climate, the highest temperature is not more than 30 degrees Celsius, the average temperature of 10 days is 24 degrees Celsius, suitable for the growth of Lycoris (Red Spider Lily). Sowing 10 days, the root system grows exuberantly, and the leaves grow out of the ground successively. The average daily temperature in winter is above 8 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature is up to 1 degrees Celsius, which does not affect the growth of Lycoris.

Soil care for growing Red Spider Lily

When we grow and care for Red spider lily, planting depth should not be too deep, with the bulb top just buried in the soil is better. Soil quality requires good drainage of sandy soil or loose culture soil, acidic soil, planting with an appropriate amount of basic fertilizer and irrigation after cultivation. When we grow and care for Red spider lily, the cultivated soil can be mixed with 2 peat, 2 Garden soil and 1 perlite, and a small amount of basal fertilizer can be added at the same time. Summer dormant watering to be less, spring and autumn often keep the basin soil moist.

Fertilization care for growing Red spider lily

Growing season every half moon topdressing 1 time thin cake fertilizer water. Lyrics (Red Spider Lily) like half shade, avoid direct sunlight in summer, put half shade in spring and autumn for conservation. When we grow and care for Red spider lily in the winter strictly control watering, stop fertilization. Post-flowering treatment and pest control the scapes should be cut off after flowering to reduce nutrient loss.

Growing Red spider lily care for diseases and pests control

The management of Lycoris (Red Spider Lily) is extensive, and common diseases include anthrax and bacterial soft rot. Before planting, bulbs are soaked in 0.3% copper sulfate solution for 30 minutes, washed with water, and planted after drying. When we grow and care for Red spider lily, every half a month spray 50% carbendazim WP 500 times liquid control. At the beginning of the disease with 50% benzene to 2500 times the liquid spray wine.

Red spider lily and Red spider lily care