How to grow and care for Jimsonweed

Written by Maggie

Dec 22 2020

How to grow and care for Jimsonweed

Anyone who knows anything about plants knows that Jimsonweed is a poisonous plant, but it is a very enchanting plant, and it has a very fragrant taste. If you can cultivate this kind of plant, it seems like a good choice. Next we’ll make up for you to say how to grow and care for Jimsonweed.


How to grow Jimsonweed

1.Choose basin for Jimsonweed

Choose a flowerpot with a drain hole at the bottom. You can use any size, but it is recommended to use a large one. Because the flowerpot cannot provide sufficient nutrition after the Jimsonweed grows up, it needs to be changed, which will be more troublesome.

2. Sowing Jimsonweed 

The seeds of Jimsonweed can be directly sown in the soil without any treatment. Generally, the sowing time is From March to April. It is better to sow in April. Before sowing, the collected soil should be kept in the sun for 2 days for disinfection.After sowing seeds, water them thoroughly, then water them regularly to keep the soil moist and germinate.

How to care for Jimsonweed 

1. Fertilization for Jimsonweed

Fertilize the Jimsonweed with some rotten yogurt or seasoned chicken manure along the sides of the pot. When the Jimsonweed grows its buds, it will give priority to phosphorus and potash fertilizer.Usually with nitrogen fertilizer, promote the growth of Jimsonweed branches.

2. Water for Jimsonweed

Watering the Jimsonweed does not require much. It is generally dry and wet, and when the temperature rises, water the soil to keep it moist.


3. Temperature and light for Jimsonweed

Except in the summer when the temperature is too high and the sun is too hot, the pot should be placed in half shade, all other times should be given enough light to the Jimsonweed. Because the Jimsonweed is a photophobic plant, the lack of light will affect the growth. In winter move it to the indoor sunny place. Keep the room temperature above 5℃, otherwise it will cause yellow or deciduous leaves.

4. Pruning for Jimsonweed

Weed out the dead branches after the Jimsonweed leaves in the house in spring. Excessive height of the plant or its feet will affect the ornamental value of the plant. Therefore, it is necessary to cut it short to promote the germination of new branches and renew the plant.

Warm warnings

Jimsonweed is a poisonous plant. Be careful not to eat any part of the Jimsonweed by mistake during maintenance. If you are trimming Jimsonweed, it is best to wear gloves and rinse the scissors after trimming. It is better not to keep Jimsonweed indoors. If there are children at home, please ask them not to touch the Jimsonweed. Also, don't let poultry eat Jimsonweed, as Jimsonweed is also toxic to livestock.