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Scadoxus multiflorus care guide

Written by Maggie

Jan 07 2021

Scadoxus multiflorus care guide

If you want to grow Scadoxus multiflorus in a full pot, you need to know how to grow and care for Scadoxus Multiflorus. Proper conservation is to give Scadoxus Multiflorus a suitable environment for its growth, so that it can reproduce properly if it grows well. Next let's look at growing Scadoxus multiflorus and Scadoxus multiflorus care.

Scadoxus multiflorus

Growing Scadoxus multiflorus

(1) Scadoxus multiflorus is warm and moist, and its suitable growth temperature is 16~21℃. It is afraid of direct sunlight, so sandy loam is the suitable culture soil for growing Scadoxus multiflorus.

(2) In the spring when the pot needs to apply sufficient base fertilizer, waiting for bulb germination unearthed after topdressing.

(3) After the scape appears, we should strengthen the light, usually to keep the pot soil moist. In rainy days do not make the pot water, in order to prevent rotting roots and rotten bulbs.

(4) In the winter leaves wither, bulbs are dormant in the soil for the winter, do not watering and fertilization.

(5) In spring, the ball on the mother ball is separated from the planting. During the growing season, it needs to be dry and then water. It is better to dry, and apply a compound fertilizer every 2 weeks, to promote large flowers, colorful, long flowering periods.

Growing Scadoxus multiflorus in the pot  

Planting in spring every year, germinating leaf exhibition period every ten days fertilization 1 time. In the summer light is too strong, put it in half shade conservation. In summer flowering, put it in a cool place, which can prolong the flowering period. In autumn when the piece begins to wilt yellow, reduce watering, bulb into a dormant period, and we should stop watering, keep the soil dry and dig out the bulb storage indoors.

Potted appropriate to choose loose, fertile, good drainage soil, and a small amount of bone powder for the base fertilizer. Lay a thick layer of coarse sand on the bottom of the basin to facilitate drainage. During the growing season, dilute cake fertilizer water or 0.2% compound chemical fertilizer was applied once every 2 weeks. Watering to see dry, see wet, by all means avoid basin water, so as not to rot. In spring and autumn season, put it in a half shade place and in summer move it to a cool and ventilated place with shade, avoid direct light, otherwise easy to burn the leaves. In flowering period, it should be placed in a lower temperature place, so that it can prolong the flowering period.

Scadoxus multiflorus

Scadoxus Multiflorus care

1.Appropriate amount of water

When growing Scadoxus multiflorus, keep the soil moist, but don't overwater it and rot the roots. In late autumn, when the temperature drops, Scadoxus multiflorus will slowly enter the dormant period, watering should be reduced at this time, and watering should be stopped when it is completely dormant.

2. Suitable lighting

Scadoxus multiflorus likes a semi-overcast environment and is afraid of direct sunlight. In addition to mild sunlight in winter, it is best to conserve in semi-overcast places in spring, summer and autumn, preferably in a place with sufficient sunlight scattering. In winter, it can be placed in a sunny place to replenish the light.

3. Control the temperature

The most suitable temperature for the growth of Scadoxus multiflorus is between 16 ℃ and 26℃. If the temperature is too high in summer, it is necessary to carry out proper shading treatment and spray water mist on the plants frequently for cooling and moisturizing. In winter, the temperature can not be in 5 degrees Celsius, the plant will be frostbite.

4. Reasonable fertilization

During the growth period, thin nitrogen fertilizer can be applied every half a month to promote the growth of branches and leaves. But a month before flowering should be turned to apply phosphate and potash fertilizer, and reduce the dosage of nitrogen fertilizer, avoid foliage and affect flowering.

5. Change pots every year

Among the farming methods and considerations of Scadoxus Multiflorus, one of the things that should be paid extra attention to is changing pots. Since pot space, soil and nutrients are limited, it is best to replace it once a year if you want it to grow better. It can also be combined with pellet propagation during replanting, but not so frequently as to interfere with the normal growth of the plant.

5. Pest control

In the growth process of Scadoxus multiflorus, it may be attacked by diseases and insect pests, which should be dealt with in time. If the disease is a disease, the disinfected leaves should be removed in time, and the diseases and insect pests should be killed manually in time. If the disease cannot be cured, special insecticides should be sprayed for control.

Conclusion: After reading the above content, I believe you should know growing methods of Scadoxus Multiflorus. With proper care, it is easy to make a full pot of Scadoxus Multiflorus.

Scadoxus multiflorus