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How to grow and care for Umbrella

Written by Maggie

Jan 22 2021

How to grow and care for Umbrella

Umbrella plant  is used for both ornamental and medicinal purposes and is very popular in the market. In life, there are a lot of people who grow Umbrella plants. How to grow and care for Umbrella plant ? Let's look together.

care for Umbrella plant

Growing umbrella plant care for leaves yellowing

Umbrella plant leaves become yellow, its roots rotted must be handled in time, curing light too strong to be put in the shade, spraying on the leaf moisture content. It is good to let it recover gradually. Usually you need to keep the water in the soil, and require every half a month the effects. It is good to develop to be sprayed by pest management. The following are growing Umbrella Plant care for leaves yellowing.

1. Trimming care  

Umbrella plant is a plant growing in water, its roots are easy to rot in water, which makes it unable to absorb water and nutrients. Therefore, how to care for the yellow leaves of the Umbrella plant? We need to cut off all the rotten roots, then plant them again, and carefully maintain them under astigmatism so as to make the leaves green again.

2. Shading sunscreen

Umbrella plants belong to light plants, but under strong sunlight, their leaves are easy to burn and turn yellow. When we care for an Umbrella plant, it should be placed in a cool and ventilated place, and then water should be sprayed on its leaves to gradually restore the green of its leaves. In summer, it should not be placed in the sun exposure, but should be carefully maintained in an astigmatic place.

3. Water and fertilizer care

If there is no water or nutrient in the soil of Umbrella Plant, the leaves of Umbrella Plant will turn yellow. When we care for Umbrella plant, it is necessary to keep sufficient water in the soil of Umbrella Plant at all times and apply rotting liquid fertilizer every half a month, so as to make it grow better in water and prevent the leaves of Umbrella Plant from turning yellow.

4. Umbrella plant care for pest control

In general, if red spider, leaf blight and other diseases and insects are harmful to the Umbrella plant, its leaves will become yellow and withered, and even the whole plant will die of leaf blight. Therefore, when we care for an Umbrella plant, it is necessary to treat the infected leaves in time, and then spray the corresponding agents such as oxidized dimethoate emulsion and methyl routine to prevent and control the infected leaves.

care for Umbrella plant

Umbrella plant care for plant being dark and lifeless 

Umbrella Plant grows in a shallow marsh, so there is no shortage of water. Insufficient moisture, not only bract tips withered yellow, and the whole plant without god. When we care for Umbrella plants, we can spray from top to bottom, often keeping wet and not dry.

② For years not changing the basin will cause a circle of roots along the basin wall, fertilization and watering will soon be leakage, so the lack of fertilizer, water shortage. When we care for Umbrella plant,  we need to change the basin 1~2 years 

③ A lack of fertilizer can also make the plant dull. When we care for an Umbrella plant, applythin fertilizer 1~3 times. It will bring the plant back to life.

4. Umbrella plant likes shade. If it is placed in a sunny place for a long time, it will make the plant dull. When we care for Umbrella plant, place it in a shade place.

care for Umbrella plant