Written by Maggie
Dec 23 2020
Guiana Chestnut plant has beautiful shape and good shade tolerance. It is an excellent indoor pot plant. How to care for Guiana Chestnut leaves saggy or no buds? The following is some caring tips for growing Guiana Chestnut in the pot.
The saggy leaves over the Guiana Chestnut are sagging mainly due to improper maintenance. If overwatering is caused by, we need to Guiana Chestnut drainage or replace the basin soil. If the soil should harden, it is necessary to give Guiana Chestnut a soil conditioner. If there is a lack of light, please give Guiana Chestnut some extra light. If too much fertilizer, you need to give Guiana Chestnut watering, diluting the fertility.
Guiana Chestnut should be well watered during growth, but should be watered properly. Guiana Chestnut is not resistant to waterlogging. If the water too much, root damage, unable to absorb the normal water and nutrients, will make the leaves pendent or yellow. If overwatering, we need to trim the root system, replace the basin soil, and later adjust the amount of watering.
Guiana Chestnut likes acid soil. During the growth period, long-term use of tap water irrigation, the soil will be alkalized after caking. After the soil agglomerates, the root system grows badly, which will make the leaf unable to absorb the nutrition, appears the phenomenon of sagging or wilting. If the soil is caused by the hardening, we need to irrigate ferrous sulphate solution, which can be the soil acid alkaline.
Guiana Chestnut needs light during the growth period. Sufficient light will be good for the Guiana Chestnut branches to grow. If the Guiana Chestnut is kept in a dark environment for a long time, the branches and leaves may grow in vain or droop and wither. If there is a lack of light, the Guiana Chestnut should be moved to an outdoor area where the lighting is good, but it needs shade during the summer.
Guiana Chestnut needs fertilizer during the growing period, but it needs an appropriate amount of fertilizer. Too much fertilizer will burn the root system of Guiana Chestnut, which will cause the leaves of Guiana Chestnut to be soft or saggy. If fertilizer is too much, we need to give Guiana Chestnut watering in time, diluting the fertility. If the root system has been damaged, trim the Guiana Chestnut rotten roots and replant them.
Guiana Chestnut should not germinate any more because of the soil, water, light or fertilizer. If the soil is hard, it needs to be Guiana Chestnut loose soil or replace the soil. If there is not enough water or fertilizer, please give Guiana Chestnut some more water or fertilizer. If the light is not enough, please transfer the Guiana Chestnut to an outdoor position with good lighting.
Guiana Chestnut likes the loose and breathable acid soil. If Guiana Chestnut does not sprout any new shoots during the maintenance, it may be caused by the soil alkalization. If the soil over the Guiana Chestnut is alkalized, there will be a large number of clods. It is necessary to replace the soil in time. After curing, it can be poured with ferrous sulphate solution for 15 ~ 30 days to avoid soil hardening.
Guiana Chestnut is suitable for growing in a warm, moist and well-ventilated climate. During the curing period, if the Guiana Chestnut lacks water, the new shoots will not grow and the leaves will turn yellow. If Guiana Chestnut is short of water, water the Guiana Chestnut in time to replenish the water, but don't over water, keep the soil moist.
Guiana Chestnut is well tolerated but needs plenty of light during its growth. During the curing period, if the Guiana Chestnut lacks light, it will not be easy to grow new buds and leaves. If Guiana Chestnut is lacking light, please transfer the Guiana Chestnut to an outdoor location which is well lit for maintenance. However, it needs to be away from light in summer.
Guiana Chestnut needs fertilizer during the growing period. Sufficient fertilizer will help the Guiana Chestnut branches to grow. During the curing period, if Guiana Chestnut lacks nutrients, in the case of insufficient nutrients, leaf buds grow poorly, unable to germinate. If Guiana Chestnut is lacking nutrients, it is necessary to give Guiana Chestnut additional nitrogen fertilizer in time, which is conducive to the growth of leaf buds.