How to grow and care for Cockscomb

Written by Maggie

Nov 01 2021

How to grow and care for Cockscomb

Cockscomb has red or blue-white stems and leaves in a variety of colors including deep red, emerald-green, yellow-green and red-green. There are many different kinds of flowers. Some people like small, delicate plants, and some people like very beautiful flowers. And today I'm going to talk about how to grow and care for Cockscomb, a very beautiful flower.


Growing Cockscomb

Cockscomb flowers are generally planted on the ground and are occasionally planted in a pot. Growing Cockscomb very simple. Generally, Cockscomb begins by planting seeds and collects them every Year from August to October (skip this step when buying seeds). Cut the rope Cockscomb and pick the seeds evenly. Dry and store.

Start sowing in the spring (March-April or so). Pine the soil, if possible, and mix in the appropriate base. Then mix Cockscomb's seeds with fine soil, sprinkle with fine soil evenly, cover with fine soil, sprinkle through water, and keep the soil moist for germination (about 1 week).

After Cockscomb sprouts, water the plants properly, not too much. When the plants are 3-5 cm long, remove some of the weaker plants and keep the stronger ones, transplant as needed, and water as needed, but not too much water.

When the seedlings grow two leaves, transplant, divided into a pot or open cultivation. The Cockscomb upper basin should be slightly deeper, leaving only cotyledons on the surface of the basin, using 1:1 loam and loam. If you want to grow a large Cockscomb, replace it with a large pot, but be careful not to lose it or it will slow down for too long or even die.

Cockscomb flower needs plenty of light during the growing season, at least four hours a day, and when he grows to about 30 cm, apply top dressing, then trim off excess leaves from the plants, water them properly when they bloom, and remove excess buds from the Cockscomb pole.


Caring for Cockscomb

When caring for Cockscomb, control the water amount of Cockscomb during the growing season. Dry conditions are more conducive to Cockscomb's healthy growth. It's best to paint the stems white or bury them in the ground before winter.

Cockscomb is susceptible to leaf spots, which are brown spots on the leaves that eventually wilt. The disease can spread in many ways and quickly, so make sure the air is smooth in winter or spring. Remove the leaves when the disease is detected and spray with 50% methyl topoxine to prevent it.


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