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How to care for Peach blossom

Written by Maggie

Dec 24 2020

How to care for Peach blossom

The Peach blossom is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated. It bears edible juicy fruits with various characteristics, most called peaches and others, nectarines. How to care for Peach blossoms when growing? Let’s take a look!

Peach Blossom

How to care for Peach blossom in spring

Peach Blossom should be watered only 3 times throughout the spring season. The best time to get light is about 10 hours. Light too long or too short will cause a certain impact on the plant, spring is the most exuberant season for Peach blossom growth. At this time it can be applied compound fertilizer or manure organic fertilizer, for the plant to supplement nutrients. 

1. Control watering

Peach blossom is one of the most common daily tree species. Because of the four seasons of Peach blossom growth habit is different, so the growing method is also different, and has to become more robust. Peach blossoms don't like damp. If the soil moisture content is exorbitant, it can appear the phenomenon of roots rotting, so the whole spring water only about three times.

2. Reasonable lighting

In spring, we also should pay attention to the length of light time. Given light time is too long, it is easy to appear long. If given light time is too short, the plant will appear to have the phenomenon of slow growth, so the daily light time can be maintained at about 10 hours.

3. Apply fertilizer rationally

Spring is the most exuberant season for Peach blossom growth. At this time we must not lack fertilizer. Appropriate fertilizer is to promote the growth of Peach blossom. Choose compound fertilizer or manure organic fertilizer. In the flowering phase, we can apply phosphate potash fertilizer, to help plant bud bloom.

4. Prune diseased branches

Spring is also the best season for pruning disease branches. After the winter phase, plants are prone to freeze damaged branches. At this time, we can timely prune in the spring. In addition the crown of branches are too dense to prune, increasing the effect of light, which can also promote the growth of Peach blossom.

Peach Blossom

How to care for Peach Blossom in autumn

1. Proper temperature caring

Peach blossom is very hardy. If you live in the south, you can rest assured that you can maintain it in the outdoor environment. But in the north of the late autumn, the temperature is relatively low.

2. Control watering

Autumn is a rainy season. If planted in the outdoor environment, we must do a good job of drainage, otherwise it is easy to have the phenomenon of water rot roots. In the case of sufficient light. it can be watered every half a month. Water appropriately around the root system.

3. Loose soil treatment

Because the temperature is too high in the early autumn season, leading to the evaporation of water faster. We can improve the way through the soil storage capacity. In addition, if potted planting, replace the soil. At the same time, add small stones in the bottom of the pot, and also can increase the moisture ability of the soil.

4. Fertilizer application

Autumn is also the season of Peach blossom growth. At this time we can appropriately apply some fertilizer, to supplement nutrients for the plant. You can choose animal manure, if some of the stale cake fertilizer, apply fertilizer every 20 days or so. In the late autumn season, we need to stop fertilization.

Peach Blossom