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How to grow Pterocarpus santalinus in winter

Written by Maggie

Dec 10 2020

How to grow Pterocarpus santalinus in winter

During the winter breeding of Pterocarpus santalinus, plants can be put in the greenhouse sunny place. Make sure you have plenty of sunshine, often turn the flower pot, even when the temperature is too low to auxiliary lighting heating. When there is more foliar dust, we can use wet cloth to wipe, to ensure the cleaning of leaf area, and reasonable cutting processing.

Pterocarpus Santalinus

1, Cold insulation for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus is a tropical plant, cold resistance is very poor. In the winter time as far as possible to put it in the indoor curing heat source, control room temperature cannot be less than 12℃ or so, otherwise it will grow bad and affect the beauty. When the temperature is below 8℃ to assist the light heating, or mulch method to keep warm, so as not to be frost injured.

2. Get plenty of light for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus is a light plant. In the winter as far as possible, put the plant in the indoor sun curing, given the best long sunshine treatment, but also pay attention to ventilation.Do not put the plant in a dark and closed environment, otherwise it’s easy to cause leaves.Also often turn the pot every day, in order to facilitate the photosynthesis of branches and leaves.

Pterocarpus Santalinus

3. Reduce water and fertilizer for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Reduce water fertilizer, important to Pterocarpus Santalinus in the winter. In the winter indoors cultivation, reduce the amount of watering.When the leaf dust is more available, using wet cloth wipe, to ensure that the leaves clean.Before the winter, it can be buried in the basin soil into some appropriate amount of compound fertilizer particles, in order to improve the ability of the root system to keep out the cold.

4, Suitable pruning for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus also needs to be pruned properly in the winter.At this time the root growth is slow, we can in time cut off all above the insect and disease branches and withered leaves. Pay attention to ventilation when pruning. We also need to clean the basin soil above the fallen leaves, so as not to cause insect pests and diseases.

Pterocarpus Santalinus