How to grow and care forCherry Blossom

Written by Maggie

Jan 09 2021

How to grow and care forCherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom, is a very beautiful pink flower. Every year, in order to see Cherry Blossom in Japan, many people choose to travel to Japan before the 15Cherry Blossom Festival in March. In fact, Cherry Blossom is also planted in many places in China. To enjoy the beauty of Cherry Blossom, you can also choose to grow your own Cherry Blossom trees. So how do you grow Cherry Blossom? How to care for Cherry Blossom? Here's how to grow Cherry Blossom and Cherry Blossom care.

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Growing Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom is a tree that can be planted in your backyard if you have the right conditions. Join us to find out the growing steps of Cherry Blossom.

1. Preparation before growing

How to grow the Cherry Blossom tree? Cherry Blossom is usually planted in late fall or early spring. Before planting Cherry Blossom, the soil should be flattened and dug into a pit 80cm wide and 60cm deep. Since it is a flowering tree, nutrients in the soil are essential. A layer of organic fertilizer about 10cm should be added to the pit, and then the cherry blossom seedlings should be put into the pit to let the roots of the seedlings spread out.

2. Water Cherry Blossom

No matter how the Cherry Blossom tree is planted, watering is a must. Cherry water is the source of plant and animal life, so after the seedlings have been planted, be sure to water it thoroughly. After that, water every 8 to 10 days. Keep the soil moist, but don't get waterlooging, which most soil plants fear. Loosen it from time to time. Cover the ground next to the Cherry Blossom sapling with grass to keep the water from evaporating so quickly.

3. Apply fertilization

The Cherry Blossom tree can be fully alive within 15-20 days after colonization, so it is very easy to plant, with a survival rate of almost 100%. The Cherry Blossom tree needs nutrients during its growing season. Fertilizing is also necessary.

Fertilize Cherry Blossom twice a year, preferably with an acid fertilizer. The first is the winter fertilizer, in winter or early spring application of bean cake, chicken manure and decomposable fertilizer and other organic fertilizer; Another time is after falling flowers, the application of ammonium sulfate, ferrous sulfate, calcium superphosphate and other quick-acting fertilizer.

4. Prune the Cherry Blossom

Pruning is mainly to cut off the withered branches, barren branches, overlapping branches and diseased and insect branches. In addition, when the trunk of Cherry Blossom grows many branches, some strong branches should be kept, and the rest should be cut off from the base to facilitate ventilation and light.

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Cherry Blossom care

Before growing Cherry Blossom, the ground should be leveled. Pits with a diameter of 0.8 meters and a depth of 0.6 meters can be dug. In the pits, 10 cm of organic fertilizer should be filled first, and the seedlings should be put into the pits so that the roots of the seedlings can spread to all sides. After filling the soil, lift the seedling to make the root deep spread, and then carry on steadfastly. Planting depth from the top 5 cm or so of seedling roots, planted after watering, full irrigation, with a stick frame, in case the wind blows down.

Care for Cherry Blossom having diseases and pests

1. Leaf blight. Prevention and control method: remove and burn the sick leaves, spray Bordeaux liquid before germination. From May to June, spray 65% Dessen Zinc WP 500 times liquid again, every 7 to 10 days, spray 2 to 3 times.

2, Root cancer. Prevention and control methods: infected root cancer seedlings must be centralized for destruction, seedlings before planting the best with 1% copper sulfate soak 5 to 10 minutes, and then wash with water, and then planting. Discover disease strain can use knife saw to remove cancerous tumor thoroughly and its surrounding tissue. The soil around the diseased plant can also be disinfected with sulfur powder sprinkled with the dosage of 50 to 100 grams per square meter. Pay attention to soil improvement at the same time.

Scale insects. Prevention and control methods: the most favorable period for the prevention and control of scale insects is the hatching period of nymphs, spraying 25% iminophos 600 to 800 times liquid or 40% oxidized dimethoate emulsion 1000 times liquid. In winter spring spray 5% bomei degree sulphur mixture, or 3% to 5% diesel oil emulsion, to eliminate overwintering nymph. The effect is good.

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