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How to care for Spiny spider flower

Written by Maggie

Jan 07 2021

How to care for Spiny spider flower

Spiny spider flowers, also known as Cleome hassleriana, whose flowering period is very long, andmany flower friends want to grow them at home. The Spiny spider flowers leaves may be yellowing and curly when we grow it. How to care for Spiny spider flowers? Let's learn Spiny spider flowers care together.

Spiny spider flowers care for its leaves yellowing

The yellow leaves of Spiny spider flowers (Cleome hassleriana) are caused by strong sunlight, which causes sunburn on the leaves and requires good shade protection. Water Spiny Spider Flowers in time to prevent the soil from drying out. In the process of fertilizing Spiny spider flowers, the root burning phenomenon caused by too high concentration should be avoided. To ensure the soil is slightly acidic, proper addition of potassium dihydrogen phosphate can promote the continuous growth and flowering of Spiny spider flowers. The following are details of Spiny spider flowers care for its leaves yellowing.

1. Illumination

In summer, the strong sunlight and long time sunlight will cause sunburn on the leaves of Spiny spider flower, and yellow leaves will appear. Spiny spider flowers need to be kept indoors with proper shade protection. Adequate light can effectively prolong the flowering period of Spiny spider flowers, ensure sunlight irradiation, and enable the plant to continuously carry out photosynthesis.

2. Sufficient watering

Spiny spider flowers like a humid environment, and when the temperature rises in summer, the evaporation rate becomes faster, and when the water is insufficient, the yellow leaves of Spiny spider flowers will appear. In summer we need to do a good job of water supplement, and it can be watered once a day, to ensure that the soil is in a moist state. During the rainy season, do a good job of soil drainage, to avoid water.

3. Proper fertilization

In the process of fertilization, the fertilizer concentration is too high, and the root burning phenomenon will occur, causing the leaves of spiny spider flower to turn yellow. When fertilizing Spiny spider flower, the fertilizer is diluted and used. After each fertilization, turn over the soil in time to ensure that the soil is in a moist state and effectively promote the absorption of the roots of Spiny spider flowers.

4. Soil  

Spiny spider flowers like loose and fertile soil. During the curing time, the soil becomes salinized, and the yellow leaves of spiny spider flower appear. The growth of Spiny spider flowers can be promoted by the application of potassium dihydrogen phosphate in the soil with a slight acidity. Adding sand and gravel to the soil increases soil permeability.

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Spiny spider flowers care for its leaves curly

The leaves of Spiny Spider Flower are curled up. It is due to lack of water. It needs to be watered in time to replenish the water.In summer, strong light will cause sunburn on the leaves, so it is necessary to shade the flowers of Spiny spider flower. When fertilizing Spiny spider flower, the root burning phenomenon should be avoided when the concentration is too high. To control the growth temperature of Spiny spider flowers between 20 ℃ and 30℃, it is necessary to increase temperature protection in winter. The following are details of Spiny spider flowers care  for its leaves curly.

1. Moisture

Spiny spider flowers like a humid environment, and when the temperature rises in summer, the evaporation rate becomes faster, and the water is insufficient, the leaves of Spiny spider flowers curl up. In summer we need to do a good job of water supplement, and it can be watered once a day, to ensure that the soil is in a moist state. In the rainy season, do a good job of soil drainage, to avoid water.

2. Light

Spiny spider flowers are not tolerant to strong light, prolonged sunlight will cause sunburn on the leaves and the leaves will curl up. The summer light is strong, so it is necessary to move the spiny spider flower indoors for conservation and shade protection. Ensure proper sunlight scattering, make the plants continuously carry out photosynthesis, and promote the growth and flowering of Spiny spider flowers.

3. Proper fertilization

Adequate nutrient supplement can promote the continuous growth of coral flowers. When fertilizing Spiny spider flowers, the fertilizer should be diluted after use. Too high concentration of fertilizer will cause root burning. It is necessary to control fertilization, timely watering to ensure that the soil is in a moist state, and carry out soil turning treatment to effectively promote the absorption of the roots of Spiny spider flowers.

4. Temperature 

The suitable temperature for the growth of Spiny spider flowers is between 20 °C and 30°C, which can effectively prolong the flowering period of Spiny spider flowers. When the environment is dry, you can sprinkle water on the air and leaf surface, do a good job of cooling and moisturizing. As the temperature drops in winter, Spiny spider flowers need to be moved indoors for maintenance to avoid frostbite caused by low temperature.

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