Written by Maggie
Feb 10 2021
How to grow and care for Touch-Me-Not? First understand the growth requirements of Touch-Me-Not, such as Touch-Me-Not on soil, watering, lighting and other requirements. Now, let’s look at how to grow and care for Touch-Me-Not.
First of all, Touch-Me-Not on the soil requirements of breathable drainage, so the soil can be mixed with 1 garden soil, 1 sand, 0.5 leaves of soil are prepared. When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not, it is suggested that it can be in the pot bottom pad paved with broken tiles to facilitate drainage.
Touch-Me-Not likes sufficient light but also shade tolerance, it is recommended that flower friends can let Touch-Me-Not to receive at least 4 hours of scattered sunlight every day. When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not in the hot summer, we need shade, to prevent high temperature and hot sun exposure, to avoid Touch-Me-Not sunburn.
The suitable growth temperature of Touch-Me-Not is 6 ~ 26℃, and the environmental temperature during flowering should be controlled above 10°C. When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not, generally, it needs to be moved to the greenhouse for maintenance in winter to avoid frostbite in cold winter.
When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not in the growing season, we should pay attention that often keep the pot soil moist, especially in the hot summer, we need to water more, but can not water and soil long-term too wet. More rain should pay attention to drainage waterlogging prevention, otherwise the root stem is easy to rot.
When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not, generally, the Touch-Me-Not after potted plants can be applied 1-2 times in the growing period of thin fertilizer water, in order to prevent Touch-Me-Not from growing effectively, otherwise the plant shape will be affected and the ornamental effect will be reduced.
Touch-me-not seedlings 30-40 cm high. When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not, the lower stem of the old leaves are timely removed, removing the apex, which can make it more branching, the base of flowering at any time to remove the top of each branch will be one after another.
Powdery mildew is a common disease that harms plant leaves, flowers, fruits and other organs. It usually begins to occur in the summer, and leaves are covered with white powder. Subsequently, the white powder layer in the formation of small yellow dots, the color gradually darkened, and finally black brown. When we grow and care for Touch-Me-Not, at the beginning of the disease, 70% methyl tobujin 1000 times solution or 50% carbendazim 1000 times solution was sprayed.
ouch-me-not Propagation from seed. Before sowing, the seedbed should be poured permeably, so that it keeps wet, chicken seeds are relatively small, not immediately after sowing water, so as not to wash the seeds away. Then cover about 3-4 mm a layer of thin soil, pay attention to shade, about 10 days later can emerge. When the seedlings grow 2-3 leaves to start the transplant, after gradually transplanting or on the pot cultivation.