How to grow Lxora chinensis Lam

Written by Maggie

Nov 16 2020

How to grow Lxora chinensis Lam

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Lxora chinensis Lam

Five maintenance points of Lxora chinensis Lam

1. Fertile soil

During the planting process of Lxora chinensis Lam, it is necessary to choose loose, fertile, sandy soil with good drainage, and it is best that the soil has a certain acidity. Generally, peat soil, culture soil and coarse sand are prepared according to the ratio of 3:3:4 and mixed into the required suitable soil.

2. Sufficient light

Lxora chinensis Lam likes light. In how to raise Lxora chinensis Lam, sufficient light is very important. It is necessary to place Lxora chinensis Lam in a place leeward to the sun in spring and autumn for maintenance. In winter, place it in a bright and ventilated room. In summer, pay attention to shade and sun protection and avoid direct sunlight.

3. Water in time

Lxora chinensis Lam needs to be watered in time to make it grow better. Generally, watering is carried out every 3 days during the spring and autumn growing seasons. In summer, watering is done in the morning and evening. In winter, watering is done once a week to prevent Lxora chinensis Lam from falling leaves due to insufficient water.

4. Appropriate fertilization

Lxora chinensis Lam likes fertilizer. It needs a lot of fertility support during the growth process. Generally, it needs to apply fertilizer once every half month to promote its growth. Fertilizers mainly choose nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, horseshoe flakes, and ferrous sulfate in a ratio of 1:1:1:3:2, diluted with water to become decomposed liquid fertilizer.

5. Suitable temperature

Lxora chinensis Lam likes warmth. During the maintenance process, care should be taken to provide a suitable temperature to promote its healthy growth. Generally, the suitable growth temperature is between 15°C and 30°C. If the temperature is lower than 15°C in autumn, Lxora chinensis Lam needs to be moved back indoors for maintenance. The temperature in winter is between 12~18℃, and the temperature should not be lower than 0℃, otherwise it will easily cause freezing damage to Lxora chinensis Lam.

Lxora chinensis Lam

Three breeding methods of Lxora chinensis Lam

1. Sowing and breeding

The sowing and propagation of Lxora chinensis Lam is generally selected in spring, and the seeds harvested in winter are sown. When sowing, it is necessary to ensure that the ambient temperature is between 22 and 24°C, so that the seeds can germinate quickly at a suitable temperature. Generally, the seeds will sprout in about 20 days.

2. Cutting propagation

Cutting propagation is a more common propagation method for Lxora chinensis Lam. Generally, cuttings are carried out in June and July in summer. When cutting, cut 10-15cm long branches from the dragon boat flower, and after the wound is healed, insert the branches into the prepared sand bed, and new roots can be grown in about a month and a half.

3. Layering reproduction

Lxora chinensis Lam can also choose to carry out layering propagation, which is generally carried out on the Lxora chinensis Lam that grow dense and lush branches. First, peel off the skin 20cm below the top of the Lxora chinensis Lam to make it ring. Then wrap the injured area with peat and tie the film tightly. After 2 months, the wound will heal and grow new roots.

Lxora chinensis Lam's pest control

1. Disease

Common diseases of Lxora chinensis Lam are anthracnose, leaf spot and coal pollution, which can damage the leaves and roots of the dragon boat flower, and even cause the dragon boat flower to die. In ordinary maintenance, water and fertilizer management should be done well, good ventilation should be carried out, and 800 times solution of carbendazim should be sprayed every half month or so for control.

Lxora chinensis Lam

2. Pests

The common pests of Lxora chinensis Lam are mainly scale insects, aphids and red spiders, which will suck the sap of the Lxora chinensis Lam and cause it to wither. When harmful insects are found to harm the dragon boat flower, it is necessary to spray 40% omethoate EC 1500 times liquid in time to kill, spray once a week, and control after 3 to 5 times.

Conclusion: Lxora chinensis Lam needs to be carefully maintained in accordance with the above five aspects during the maintenance process, and you can choose to seed, cut or lay down the propagation to make Lxora chinensis Lam grow more vigorously. At the same time, flower lovers should pay attention to the prevention and control of diseases and insect pests, so that Lxora chinensis Lam can grow healthily.