Written by Maggie
Jan 15 2021
Pocketbook flowers are usually propagated by sowing. The sowing time is from August to September every year. The round and full seeds are scattered in the humus layer of soil, and they will burst out in 10 days. You can also choose healthy Pocketbook flower branches planted in the soil and wait for about 20 days to take root and sprout. Pocketbook flowers propagated by division, returning to growth in about 15 days. The following and 3 propagation methods of Pocketbook flowers.
Pocketbook flower generally choose sowing propagation, after autumn sowing time, generally in every year during August and September. It should not be sown in advance, because the hot temperature leads to rot seedling infection, the plants withered phenomenon. Generally chooses the humus soil layer soil, and in the bottom of the pad into the gravel and soil drainage can effectively carried out.
Before sowing, choose the round and full seeds, and then evenly spread the seeds on the soil, not too dense, to avoid the similar seedlings compete for nutrients, which is not conducive to plant growth; After sprinkling, cover the soil with a layer of fine sand, which can effectively preserve the moisture in the soil. The temperature of the seed growth is controlled at about 20℃, and it can break through the soil in 10 days.
In addition to sowing, pocketbook flowers can be propagated by cutting propagation. Choose mother plants free of diseases and insects, cut off the healthy branches, insert the branches into the soil, insert the depth of about 5 cm, and then compaction the soil by hand, and wait about 20 days to take root and germinate.
Pocketbook flowers are generally propagated by division. The healthy mother plants are gently dug out from the soil, and then soaked in clean water until the soil and the root system are separated. The plants are divided in two along the root system with disinfection tools, and then planted in the soil respectively.