Written by Maggie
Sep 18 2021
Wishbone flower native to tropical and subtropical Asia. How to care for a Wishbone flower when we grow it? Today we'll tell you about growing Wishbone flower and some Wishbone flower caring tips.
Wishbone flowers are light-loving plants. They need enough light during their growth. If a wishbone flower is planted in a sunny place, it will bloom brightly. But in the summer when the sun is strong, we also need to pay attention to shade, in order to maintain the green leaf color. But can not be too shaded, and will appear in the situation of overgrowth.
Wishbone flowers, like high temperature environments, can withstand high temperatures, but not cold. In winter, when the temperature is lower than 12 degrees, it will be put into the indoor maintenance. The winter temperature is best kept above 15 degrees to avoid frost, so as not to cause the death of Wishbone Flower plants.
Wishbone flowers like soil that drains well. They want the soil to be rich and moist.
Wishbone flower like a wet environment, growing season to be diligent in watering, but watering should not be too much, keep the pot soil moist. If the basin soil is dry, it can be watered thoroughly. In summer watering to avoid the noon high temperature period, the soil to maintain a certain amount of moisture, and also frequently spray water to increase air humidity.
Wishbone flower need organic fertilizer as a base fertilizer. However, the demand for fertilizer is not large, Wishbone flower growing season 2~3 times of chemical fertilizer or organic fertilizer can be .As long as the growth of the Wishbone flower is guaranteed to have sufficient nutrients, it can make the growth of the Wishbone flower gorgeous.
In the whole growth process of Wishbone flower should often pick the heart. Picking the heart encourages more branching and flowering.
Wishbone flower care for having pests and diseases
When we care for Wishbone flower, we should pay attention to the prevention and control of diseases and insect pests, and often observe the growth of Wishbone flowers, in order to find diseases and insect pests in time, early treatment.
Spring is the season of rebirth. It is also the season of planting. In spring, wishbone flowers can be sown and bred.Keep the temperature above 20 degrees, pay attention to moisture, and apply enough organic fertilizer as a base stool.Wishbone flower growth rate is very fast, normal maintenance, it is possible to bloom normally in the flowering period.
Wishbone flowers can be repot in spring. After sowing a seedling can change a basin to be transplanted, after changing a basin the whole growth period does not need to change a basin again.
Summer is the growth of Wishbone flowers, but also the main Wishbone flower period.
Wishbone flowers like humid environment and soil, like high temperature and heat resistance, summer is actually very suitable for the growth of Wishbone flowers. Summer is the main growth period, basin soil must not dry, maintain a certain amount of moisture, to water. However, summer watering to avoid noon period of high temperature, and to increase air humidity sprinkling. In the summer it can be applied 1 ~ 2 times a month cooked cake fertilizer water. Before the flowering period according to the growth of the bud to decide whether to fertilize.
High temperature and rainy summer, the growth environment of Wishbone flowers requires good ventilation, otherwise it is easy to cause root rot or diseases and insect pests. Before the end of summer we can properly prune Wishbone flowers, making them beautiful.
Autumn is also the best time for Wishbone flowers to grow, and Wishbone flowers can last into the fall. However, the autumn weather is getting cooler and the temperature is gradually dropping. It is not the high temperature environment that Wishbone flowers like. When the outdoor temperature drops to about 12℃, they should be put into the indoor maintenance.
In addition, in South China, it is not suitable for Wishbone flowers to be planted in spring, so they are planted in autumn.
Wishbone flower has not the characteristics of cold resistance. Wishbone flowers like the high temperature environment, winter low temperature is not suitable for the normal growth of Wishbone flowers, winter insulation is an important work. The wintering temperature of Wishbone flower is best kept above 15℃, and can not be cold and frozen, once frostbite is likely to die. It is best to preserve in a warm room.
Wishbone flower in winter watering should not be too much, the general topsoil to see dry after watering thoroughly.