How to grow Gazania rigens Moench

Written by Maggie

Nov 19 2020

How to grow Gazania rigens Moench

In the process of cultivating Gazania rigens Moench, the plants can be maintained in a sunny place during the growth period, and the temperature should be controlled at about 15-20℃, and the pots should be changed every 1-2 years. Watering should keep the soil humid. In summer, the air humidity should not be too high, and ventilation should be paid to avoid the harm of pests.

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Gazania rigens Moench

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1. Maintain the environment

Gazania rigens Moench is a light-loving plant, but it grows luxuriantly in a cool climate and has moderate cold resistance. It needs to be given sufficient sunlight during the growth period and flowering period, and the temperature should be controlled at about 15-20℃. When the temperature is higher than 30℃. Attention should be paid to ventilation and shading, and the temperature for overwintering should not be lower than about 5℃.

2. Soil replacement treatment

Gazania rigens Moench has very high requirements on the soil. During the growth period, proper pot replacement can be carried out to facilitate the extension of the root system. When replacing pots, the mixed soil of garden soil, mulch soil, turf soil and coal cinder should be selected as the cultivating soil. After removing part of the old soil on the root system, plant it directly into the new soil, and then it is best to change the pot every 1 to 2 years.

Gazania rigens Moench

3. Suitable for water and fertilizer

Gazania rigens Moench is more sensitive to moisture. It is necessary to keep the pot soil moist during the growth period of the stems and leaves. Control watering during the rainy season to avoid root rot. At the same time, in the high temperature climate in summer, pay attention to the air humidity. But also apply a thin fertilizer every half a month or so to promote flowering.

4. Prevent diseases

Gazania rigens Moench is susceptible to root rot, leaf spot, red spider and other hazards during the growth period. Once the disease occurs, the leaves will gradually wither and die. It is best to cut off the diseased plant in time and destroy it in the early stage of the disease. Pay attention to watering. Keep the leaves dry and spray the corresponding root rot or carbendazim solution for control.

Gazania rigens Moench