If your Burro's Tail becomes too large or outgrows its pot, it is time to repot a burro's tail, but mature plants are frequently too fragile to repot. The plant will do best in a terra-cotta pot with draining holes because it can breathe and store water.
A quick look to repot your Burro's Tail
Remove the plant when the soil is completely dry, look for and remove any rotten roots, and then repot it in a new pot with soil that drains well. After a week of keeping the burro's tail dry, lightly water the soil to promote root growth and prevent root rot.
The leaves of burro's tail are green and full, and they are lotus shaped at the seedling stage, but the growth of burro's tail is different from that of other fleshy plants. It will keep growing. A single branch can have hundreds of leaves to form a long string, especially the hanging pot plant. Its branches hang in countless strands, which is very beautiful.
Burro's tail is a very popular fleshy plant now, It is not only well maintained, but also grows very vigorously. It can grow to the effect of pot explosion in a very short time. However, some friends do not apply fertilizer and still do not change the pot of burro's tail for several years, which leads to the absorption of nutrients in the soil. In this way, burro's tail will grow very slowly. It is necessary to replace the pot soil in time, In order to make burro's tail grow more vigorously, how should repot the burro's tail? Now I'll teach you a few steps to ensure that burro's tail is more prosperous after repotting.
When Should Burro's Tail be Repotted?
Changing the basin of burro's tail
needs to be carried out after the cool weather in autumn. If the temperature is too high when changing the basin, it is difficult to take the basin after changing, and it will die after a long time. After the change, the water must be controlled. Try not to water within 10 days. Watering after burro's tail leaves wilt can improve the survival rate. We don't recommend changing pots in summer because of the high temperature. After burro's tail changes pots, it is difficult to take the pots at high temperature, which will lead to leaf loss and serious seedling death. Generally, we recommend changing pots for burro's tail in spring and autumn. Of course, if burro's tail has rotten roots, it can only be changed in summer.
How To Repot Burros Tail?
Debasing Treatment of Burro's Tail
Burro's tail is not easy to remove the pot, because the branches of burro's tail are long and will be broken or damaged accidentally. First, we can put the flowerpot on a large table, and then sort out its branches. Because the pot is not changed for a long time, the soil and the flowerpot are together, so we should beat the flowerpot hard to disperse their connection, Then, use the scarifying shovel to move back and forth along the inner wall of the flowerpot, completely cut off the connection between burro's tail and the flowerpot, and then the mouth of the basin is inclined downward to take out the mud mass with roots, so that the removal of burro's tail is completed.
Clean Burro's Tail Roots
We can use a pair of gloves to smash the soil mass, and we should prepare a garbage can. We can't get the soil all over the ground. After pinching it, shake it gently to shake it away, and then wash it in clean water for a while to wash it away. Taking this opportunity, we can trim the roots and cut off some side branches and aging and rotten roots, After disinfecting the scissors with alcohol, burro's tail can be pruned. Rooting will not only promote the rooting of the main root, but also conducive to the growth of new roots. After pruning, we can prepare some disinfectant solution, soak the roots in it, take them out to dry after 10 minutes, and then put them in a basin.
Upper Pot Cultivation
We can prepare some fertile peat soil for burro's tail
, and then mix it with granular vermiculite and perlite. The proportion of peat soil is slightly higher. The fertile soil will promote the growth of new jade. After the soil is mixed, it will be exposed to the sun in the open area for 2 days for sterilization, and then Buro's tail can be planted in a basin. It's best to sprinkle some organic base fertilizer on the basin bottom, In this way, the long-term fertility of the soil is ensured. Prepare a larger flower pot, and then potting. After the pot is put on, compact the soil, and then pour through the root fixing water. Put the new jade in a ventilated and cool area to make it adapt to the new soil. The pot can be served in about a week and can be maintained normally. In this way, the pot change of burro's tail is completed.