How to grow Frailea asterioides

Written by Maggie

Dec 04 2020

How to grow Frailea asterioides

Frailea Asterioides likes warm environment, and suitable temperature is  20 ~ 30℃. With sufficient light, it can be the best state. In summer strong light, it should be appropriate shade.Generally, water is irrigated once every 10 days and fertilizer is applied once every 30 days.Proper basin turning and soil changing is more conducive to its growth, and the reproduction of Frailea Asterioides takes the way of sowing, spraying appropriate amount of water after sowing.

Frailea Asterioides

1. Temperature and illumination of Frailea Asterioides

Frailea Asterioides likes warm and light, and grows best between 20 ℃ and 30 ° C.In Summer temperature is high, more than 32℃, we will take heat cooling measures;If the temperature is lower than 5℃ in winter, warm measures should be taken. It is recommended to move to the room for maintenance.

Frailea Asterioides is a succulent plant, so you need plenty of light to get the best results, but avoid too much direct sunlight, and take proper shade in summer to avoid sunburn.

2. Water and fertilizer management of Frailea Asterioides

So how do you raise frailea asterioides well? Well, first of all, watering them well.Succulents are known to water less, with Frailea Asterioides watering every 10 days in spring and fall, every 20 days in summer during the dormant period, and every 15 days in winter when temperatures are low and water evaporates more slowly.

Before Frailea Asterioides are planted, some base fertilizer can be mixed in the soil to ensure the nutrients needed for growth, and then some organic fertilizer should be added appropriately according to the growth condition of the plant. Succulent special fertilizer can be purchased in the market, and generally applied once every 30 days.

Frailea Asterioides

3. Turn the pot and change the soil for Frailea Asterioides

Frailea Asterioides is a succulent plant that is normally farmed with water and nutrients, but is better grown by properly turning the pot and changing the soil once every 2 years.The soil can mix and match peat, perlite and vermiculite according to the ratio of 5:3:2, and pay attention to the pot changer according to the growth of the plant.

4. Breeding method of Frailea Asterioides

Frailea Asterioides do not have fleshy leaves like others, so they reproduce only by seeding.Plant a healthy, plump seed in the soil, then spread it on a little layer, spray a little water, and wait for the seed to take root and germinate.

Frailea Asterioides