How to grow Cotyledon tomentosa in winter

Written by Maggie

Dec 04 2020

How to grow Cotyledon tomentosa in winter

Cotyledon Tomentosa is not cold resistant. Generally, it should be placed indoors in winter and the temperature should be controlled above 5℃. In the daytime, it is also necessary to keep the environment ventilated and give Cotyledon Tomentosa sufficient sunshine.

Cotyledon Tomentosa

1. Indoor temperature control for Cotyledon Tomentosa

When breeding cotyledon tomentosa in winter, it should be placed indoors to avoid being blown by cold winds as far as possible. When the temperature drops to 10℃, attention should be paid to control the growth temperature, not to make the temperature lower than 5℃, otherwise the plants will be frostbitten, their leaves will lose their color, and Cotyledon Tomentosa may even die.

2. Ventilation and illumination for Cotyledon Tomentosa

Generally, Cotyledon Tomentosa is prone to frostbite in winter, so how to keep the Cotyledon Tomentosa in winter? Although it can help Cotyledon Tomentosa live through the winter indoors, the indoor air will be relatively dry, so it is necessary to open the doors and Windows for ventilation during the day, and put the Cotyledon Tomentosa in sufficient sunshine, and spray moisture around it to increase the moisture of the air.

Cotyledon Tomentosa

3. Control the amount of water for Cotyledon Tomentosa

If Cotyledon Tomentosa is raised indoors and the ambient temperature is controlled, it can be watered once every half a month, or the soil can be sprayed with water when the surface of the soil turns white. The amount of water must be controlled in winter, otherwise it is easy to accumulate water and rot roots, and the roots of the plants will suffer from frost freeze.

4. Fertilization of Cotyledon Tomentosa at the beginning of winter 

In fact, Cotyledon Tomentosa has a high demand for nutrients. Generally, organic fertilizer can be applied once at the beginning of November, and then the amount of water can be sprayed on the soil. When applying fertilizer, do not sprinkle fertilizer water on the leaf surface.

Cotyledon Tomentosa