Written by Maggie
Aug 24 2021
During the cultivation of Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren, the temperature should be controlled at 18 ~ 25℃ in the growing season, the light time should not be less than 6 hours a day, nitrogen fertilizer should be applied once every half month, the fertilizer should not be too thick, sufficient phosphate fertilizer should be applied during flower bud differentiation, it is advisable to keep the basin soil slightly dry by watering.
The curing environment is one of the cultivation methods and precautions for schlumbergera bridgesii Lofgren. Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren belongs to the plant with short sunshine, and the daily sunshine duration should not be less than 6 hours in the growing period, so as to make its branches more vigorous. Moreover, the surrounding growth temperature should be controlled at around 18 ~ 25℃, and shade and sun protection should be provided in summer.
Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren does not like thick fertilizer. In order to meet the growth and development of flowers and leaves, nitrogen fertilizer should be applied once every half a month in the growing period, and phosphorus fertilizer should be applied once every other week when the flower bud is differentiated in autumn, but the dosage should not be too thick, otherwise it is easy to make its flowers and leaves fall off in advance.
Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren itself has a good water-locking function. In addition, it has many branches and is rich in water, so it is not appropriate to water too much in the growing season. In addition, Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren is very afraid of waterlogging.
Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren has strong adaptability, but it is not suitable to grow in a low temperature environment for a long time. When the winter temperature is below 5℃, it must be moved to the greenhouse, otherwise the plant will suffer from freezing injury. After being moved indoors, it can be covered with double plastic tape to achieve the effect of heat preservation.
Schlumbergera Bridgesii Lofgren has a high requirement for water. In ordinary times, water is mainly tap water after being exposed to the sun, or clean rainwater or river water is preferred. If direct use of tap water is likely to cause root rot, it is best to keep the water temperature consistent with room temperature.