Begonia rex is generally cultivated with garden soil. After we buy it, we will rush to change the pots for Begonia rex. Rushing to change the pots for Begonia rex will only cause his Begonia rex leaves to wilt. In fact, it is normal for Begonia rex to wilt. As long as the leaves are energetic, we can ensure that Begonia rex will bloom more and normally in the second year, Generally, when we repot for Begonia rex, we must pay attention to the following points.
Selection of Begonia Rex Basin
The material and volume of the Flower
pot have a great impact on the growth of Begonia rex
. Therefore, it is very important for us to reasonably select the begonia rex
flower pot when changing the pot. We repot for Begonia rex. Generally, the tile basin is better than the porcelain basin. Tile pots are not only economical and practical, but also have ideal air and water permeability. They are good for root respiration and growth. The disadvantages are monotonous color, poor shape, rough surface, few specifications and easy to break.Read More:28 Beautiful Begonia Rex Varieties With Pictures
Preparation of Repot Begonia Rex Soil Mix
Commonly used materials include garden soil, rotten leaf soil, peat soil, river sand, rice husk ash, sawdust, moss, etc. For example, rotten leaf soil, garden soil and river sand can be used to prepare culture soil in North. For planting general herbaceous flowers, 3 parts of rotten leaf soil, 5 parts of garden soil and 2 parts of river sand can be used; For convenience, you can also choose the nutritious soil packaged in the flower market.
How To Repot Begonia Rex?Basin replacement and soil replacement are generally appropriate in April.
Stop watering 1-2 days before changing the basin to make the basin soil dry, so as to separate the basin soil from the basin wall and facilitate the operation.
When we repotting for Begonia rex
, we can gently tap around the flowerpot by hand to slightly separate the basin soil from the flowerpot, and then pour the flowerpot and the plant to one side. At this time, one hand holds the plant, and the other hand pushes the plant inward from the drainage hole at the bottom of the basin with thumb or stick, or gently buckle the bottom of the basin, so as to pour out the begonia rex plant
and the soil lump. We can also cut off the dead branches, curly roots and some old roots of Begonia rex, fill new culture soil in the big one basin and plant it into it; For example, for woody flowers, we can properly remove a part of the original soil lump of Begonia rex and cut off the old withered roots. Generally, we should also plant it in the larger pot and pay attention to adding new culture soil.
In the process of taking care of Begonia rex
repotting, it is required to replace the soil of Begonia rex every 1 ~ 2 years. The purpose of soil replacement is to provide a better growth environment for Begonia rex and avoid the impact of soil hardening. When changing soil, the roots of plants shall be trimmed and disinfected.
After we repot for Begonia rex, we must give it a slow seedling. During the slow seedling operation, the operation is very simple. Put Begonia Rex in a place where the astigmatism is well ventilated. Every day we need to spray the leaves of Begonia Rex with a spray bottle and spray Begonia times. It can be divided into three times: morning, night and evening. After spraying on the leaves, the leaves of Begonia Rex can absorb moisture, prevent the leaves from wither, and the branches can also be absorbed. In this way, it can ensure that Begonia rex does not wilt, and that Begonia rex can recover quickly and grow roots quickly. During the slow seedling period, it must be remembered that when the basin soil dries for two or three centimeters, it can be watered directly to ensure sufficient moisture and ensure that the leaves do not wilt. Begonia rex can recover completely in up to two weeks.
Generally, it will recover its spirit in about a week, It began to grow. We gradually added light to Begonia rex and put it in a place with sufficient light for normal maintenance.
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