How to take care of lily

Written by Maggie

Mar 23 2021

How to take care of lily

Lilies elegant, green leaves, stem graceful, is a rare cut new flower. Lily is one of the world's most popular flowers from ancient times to the present. Many people grow it at home for decoration. But they don't know how to take care of lily. The following are some tips for you.


Lily care for leaves yellowing

When lily leaves become yellow, it may be caused by many reasons. If overwatering, stop watering, keep the best see dry wet principles. If insufficient light, plants should be moved to the downy light, light time is not less than 6 hours. If improper soil, it should be dealt with in a timely manner in the basin. The following are details of lily care for leaves yellowing.

1. Reduce watering

Lily is not high to the requirement of water, and has a certain ability to drought resistance. If long-term in damp soil, it is easy to cause root rot, branches and leaves brown will gradually wither. So how to care for lily leaves that turn yellow? We  should stop watering, watering to keep dry wet principle, not much water. In wet weather, less water, to prevent the soil water.

2. Increase light

Lily is a very bright light plant. Under sunny skies, it grows more lush. If you put it in the dark environment for a long time, it will cause the leaves to gradually be discarded. When we care for lily, the plant should be moved to the downy light, high temperature and strong light season may be placed on a half in the shade, and give not less than 6 hours of illumination a day.

3. Soil replacement treatment

Lilies root distribution is relatively shallow. If the soil permeability is very poor, resulting in root rot easy to cause branches and leaves yellow hair yan, a long time will lead to plant wither. It is best to replace the pot once a year. In the process of growth, also apply irregular soil treatment, increasing the permeability of the soil.

4. Disease prevention

Lilies' diseases are mainly black rot and the harm of grey mould of common disease. This disease mainly erodes the blade, and after a long time, it can cause a large yellow wither. It is best to strengthen the air during the growth of liquidity, use special antibiotics for prevention, or spray a small amount of carbendazim solution to prevent and control.


Lily care for leaves softening

In the maintenance of lilies, if the maintenance is not appropriate, there may be a situation of leaf wilting and soft, and lily leaves soft how to do? Lack of water light and high temperature fertilizer harm may make the lily leaves become soft, and we need to improve the conservation environment of the lily in time. After a period of time, the lily leaves will restore spirit. The following are details of lily care for leaves softening.

1. Timely hydration

If the lily is not watered for a long time, the plant will lack water, and the leaves will lose water and become wilting and limp. When we care for lily, we need timely supplement water, to lily plants irrigate a permeable, and then move to a cool and ventilated place maintenance, often to the leaf spray moisture, let the leaf restore spirit at an early date.

2. Supplement lighting

Lilies like to grow in a sufficient light environment. If not enough light, it will lead to the plant long, delicate and weak branches and leaves, leaves dark without light and no spirit, become soft. The lack of light should be timely supplementing the light. First move the lily plant to the sunlight scattering place to adapt to the light, then move to the mild sunlight supplementing the light, step by step. After a period of time, the leaves will be restored.

3. Reduce the amount of fertilizer

When applying too much fertilizer to lilies, it is important to control the amount. If you apply too much fertilizer, you will burn the roots. The roots of the plant will not be able to absorb water and nutrients properly, the whole plant will wilt, and the leaves will become soft. There is too much fertilizer in the soil. It is necessary to dilute the soil with water in time. If it is serious, change the soil.

4. Cooling and ventilation

Lilies are not resistant to high temperature, if the temperature exceeds 30 degrees Celsius will stop growing. If not timely cooling treatment, lily leaves will be soft. When we care for lily in the high temperature season, we had better move lilies to cool and ventilated place conservation, often going up to leaf spraying moisture to drop in temperature.