How to grow Pterocarpus Santalinus

Written by Maggie

Dec 10 2020

How to grow Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus has a high ornamental value, so how to raise Pterocarpus Santalinus ? First we need to prepare fertile soil, but also to give it enough sunlight.Do a good job in the summer, usually give it water in time, keep the moisture of the soil, supply plant nutrients every two months, and in winter,  control temperature above 5℃.

Pterocarpus Santalinus

1. Fertile soil for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus is not strict about the soil requirements.It is suitable for growth in loose soil, high fertility of the soil.We can use garden farming, also can choose garden soil, river sand, peat soil in accordance with the 5:3:2 ratio of mixed matrix.

2. Plenty of sunshine for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus is a plant that prefers growing in full sunlight. With the help of sunlight, we can make pterocarpus santalinus for photosynthesis, so that the leaves are more gloss, increasing the ornamental value of Pterocarpus Santalinus.But in the summer we need to do a good job of sunscreen, to avoid the strong sun in the strong sun.

3. Water in time for Pterocarpus Santalinus

Aquaculture Pterocarpus Santalinus need timely watering, to maintain the moisture of the soil can be,.Generally in spring and autumn two seasons, water every 2 to 3 days. In the summer water every morning and evening. In winter control water amounts, and water every 7 to 10 days.

Pterocarpus Santalinus

4. Fertilize appropriately for Pterocarpus Santalinus

When aquaculturing Pterocarpus Santalinus, do not apply fertilizer too much.Generally it needs plant nutrients every two months. Keep temperature is too high or too low.Do not drop nutrient solution, usually do not apply other fertilizers, so as to make it grow better.

5. Keep warm in winter for plant Pterocarpus Santalinus

Pterocarpus Santalinus belongs to the tropical plant.Generally it likes to grow in the temperature of 20 ~ 25℃.If below 5℃ will make it stop growing, below 3℃ will frostbite plants.So in the winter time, move it indoors, control temperature above 5℃, which is helpful to Pterocarpus Santalinus growth.

6. Disease and insect pest control for Pterocarpus Santalinus

In the process of cultivationPterocarpus Santalinus, it is easy to suffer the harm of diseases and insects.It is best to regularly Pterocarpus Santalinus around the weeds processing, but also timely pruning branches, leaves, regularly spraying Bordeaux fluid, carbomycete, DDVP, insecticides and other agents control.

7. Breeding methods of Pterocarpus Santalinus

In living branches of interpolation is the most common method of propagation. It can be carried out in the spring. First we need to pick the strong branches, top retain 3 to 5 leaves, wait for the wound natural healing, branches inserted in the soil, to maintain the moisture of the soil, and wait for the branches to take root and sprout.