How to Care for Guiana Chestnut Frizzy & Growing too High

Written by Maggie

Dec 16 2021

How to Care for Guiana Chestnut Frizzy & Growing too High

What if Guiana Chestnut plants are frizzy or grow too high? Here are solutions for Guiana Chestnut Care.

Guiana Chestnut
Guiana Chestnut is one of the best trees for pots

How to care for Guiana Chestnut frizzy

Guiana Chestnut leaves may be frizzy due to the fact that the root system has rotted because of over-watering or the fact that the root system has been burnt because of over-fertilizing the leaves. And when long time strong light irradiation or be invaded by pests and diseases, also can bring about leaf to lose activity, appear wilt soft phenomenon.

1. Watering for Guiana Chestnut

Many of us may be wondering why the guiana chestnut leaves are frizzy. Overwatering is one of the reasons why the Guiana Chestnut leaves are often frizzy. Keeping the water well supplied will make the Guiana Chestnut leaves even more delicate, but if you water the basin too much, the leaves will curl and wilt.

2. Fertilization

Fertilizer is an important part of Guiana Chestnut growth, but the absorbing capacity of this plant is limited. Even in the bloom growth, there is no need to add much fertilizer. If too much fertilizer is applied, the root of the Guiana Chestnut will burn. As a result, the root system can't supply the plant with proper nutrients and the plant will not grow well.

3. Light exposure for Guiana Chestnut

The Guiana Chestnut leaves may also be frizzy because if exposed to strong light for a long time, the leaves will burn and the water they contain will be quickly used up. The leaves may become frizzy due to severe dehydration.

4. Guiana Chestnut diseases and insects

Red spider mite, aphids, scale insects, leaf blight and other diseases often appear in the growing period of Guiana Chestnut. Guiana Chestnut disease early symptoms is leaf loss of activity, the phenomenon of frizzy, serious leaves will fall off a large area. We need timely intervention with the corresponding medicine for prevention and control, and maintain the environment ventilation.

Guiana Chestnut

How to care for Guiana Chestnut growing too high

When the Guiana Chestnut length is too high to combine different reasons processing, if the natural conservation caused by the plant length is appropriate to select the treatment, in order to inhibit the height of the plant type, too little light will be moved to the outdoor ventilation of the sun. Improper fertilizer is to stop the application of nitrogen fertilizer, fertilizer mainly phosphorus and potash fertilizer.

1. Pruning for Guiana Chestnut

Guiana Chestnut is of a strong nature, growing fast. If in the natural maintenance condition, it becomes very high, at this time, we can prune it appropriately. In order to control the height of the plant, cut off the over-long part, so that it is cut into the natural shape, and then prune branches, in order to ensure the growth to maintain a balance.

2. Increase light for Guiana Chestnut

Guiana Chestnut likes growing in a partly overcast environment. If during the usual maintenance period, put it in a dark environment, it will affect the photosynthesis of the branches and leaves. It is easy to see the phenomenon of over-long. At this time, put the plants in the outdoor ventilation to the sun, and receive the scattered light.

3. Stop using nitrogen for Guiana Chestnut

Guiana Chestnut has very high requirements for fertilizer. If applied too much nitrogen during the growth, it is easy to cause the phenomenon of branches and leaves growing, thus affecting the appearance. At this time, stop applying nitrogen fertilizer, usually rich in phosphorus and potassium compound fertilizer, combined with watering.

4. Pay attention to ventilation

Guiana Chestnut grows in a high temperature and high humidity environment. We should strengthen ambient air liquidity. Poor ventilation can cause plants to appear to have the phenomenon of excessive growth. At this time the flower pot will be moved to the outdoor shade place immediately. Even in cold winter, we also should pay attention to ventilation, lest cause plant diseases and insect pests.

Guiana Chestnut

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