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How to grow and care for Cotyledon orbiculata cv

Written by Maggie

Dec 04 2020

How to grow and care for Cotyledon orbiculata cv

In the process of cultivation of Cotyledon Orbiculata CV, home-made soil is generally used for potted plants, which is mainly a mixture of leaf mould, peat soil and sawdust mixed evenly. During the growth period, it is best to control the temperature at about 15℃ ~ 25℃. The high temperature in summer can be cooled by spraying water to keep the principle of "dry and wet" watering.

Cotyledon Orbiculata CV

Cotyledon Orbiculata CV Care

1. Soil preparation

For the growth of succulent Cotyledon Orbiculata CV, the culture soil bought in the Flower shop is not suitable. In the family potted plants, they generally make their own soil, which is mainly a mixture of leaf rot soil, peat soil and sawdust mixed evenly. An appropriate amount of coarse sand is added to the bottom of the pot, so as to ensure good drainage and permeability.

2. Temperature control

Light temperature control is one of the breeding methods and matters needing attention during the growth of the Cotyledon orbiculata CV. It’s best to control temperature around 15 ℃ to 25 ℃. In general, it is put in the interior of the shade. In summer high temperature, spraying water to reduce the temperature. Also we can put it in a cool ventilated environment, no more than 35 ℃. In the winter when there is low temperature, put it in a greenhouse.

3. Lighting treatment

The growth of Cotyledon Orbiculata CV does not have a high requirement for sunshine. In the growing season, it can be properly placed outdoors to receive sunshine every day. It should not be exposed to the sun for a long time.

Cotyledon Orbiculata CV

4. Water and fertilizer management

Succulent Cotyledon orbiculata CV is a kind of fleshy roots of plants, plant internal contain rich moisture, so in peacetime we can water less. During the period of growth, maintain the principle of water see dry wet, temperature above 35 ℃ with wet cloth to wipe the leaves, in order to keep moisture. Applying fertilizer once a month, mainly buying from flower shops.

Matters needing attention when breeding Cotyledon orbiculata CV

In the growth process of Cotyledon orbiculata CV, it is best to keep the air flow, not only conducive to the growth and development of it, and also can prevent some diseases and insect pests of breeding, especially in the summer. The water is best for watering plants at night, in order to avoid the water temperature being too high and bad for the growth of the root system.   We can't let basin earth lead to water after watering, also cannot let the soil be too wet, and keep dry.

Cotyledon Orbiculata CV