How to grow Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour

Written by Maggie

Nov 18 2020

How to grow Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour

To cultivate Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour, you need to choose a mixture of peat soil, garden soil, and sandy soil. During spring and autumn, you can water it every 3 days, and apply compound fertilizer at the same time. Phosphorus and potassium fertilizer can be used in the flowering stage to promote. When the plant grows buds and blooms, it is necessary to prune diseased and dead branches in spring to increase ventilation effect and reduce nutrient consumption.

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Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour

Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour breeding method

1. Fertile soil

How does osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour grow vigorously? Choose a fertile and loose substrate for planting, which can promote the growth of roots. You can mix garden soil, peat soil, and sandy soil in a ratio of 3:5:2, and pot. Afterwards, carbendazim can be used to irrigate and disinfect the roots to reduce the chance of pests.

2. Reasonable watering

Breeding Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour also needs reasonable watering. Improper watering can easily cause leaf drop. You can water it every 3 to 4 days during the spring and autumn period. In summer, the water evaporates too fast. It is watered every 2 days. In winter, Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour does not have a high water requirement. At this time, you can replenish water according to the principle of seeing dry and wet.

Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour

3. Appropriate topdressing

For Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour to grow vigorously, proper fertilization is required. In spring and autumn, compound fertilizer can be topdressed every 10 days, and in summer, organic fertilizer can be topdressed every 1 month. The fertilizer is replaced with phosphorus and potassium fertilizers to promote plant buds and flowering. In addition, some rice washing water and cake fertilizer can also be applied several times appropriately.

4. Trimming and shaping

Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour also needs pruning and shaping during the growth process. In spring, the diseased branches and dead branches are pruned in time to increase the ventilation effect. As a potted plant, the plant height can be kept at 80 cm. The branches need to be kept Short cut to promote the germination of side branches, which can also control plant height.

Osmanthus fragrans (Thunb.) Lour