Written by Maggie
Jan 08 2021
Because of Wild Sweet William's strong adaptability, it can be widely used in landscaping, as flower path and flower border background, and planted in forests and hedges. Therefore, many people want to propagate it. The following are propagation methods of Wild Sweet William and growing Wild Sweet William.
Wild sweet william propagation is usually done by sowing or division.
Sowing propagation is carried out in March to April. Sowing is usually done by spreading the seed and covering the soil thinly. The suitable temperature for germination is about 20℃, usually L0 ~ 12 days can germinate. If the seeds are soaked and placed at 2 ~ 5℃ for 1 ~ 2 weeks, the germination rate can be increased. After sowing, we should pay attention to keep the soil moist. When it is slightly dry, we should spray water with a watering can. In case of heavy rain, it should be drained or covered with plastic film in time.
Division propagation of Wild Sweet William can be in spring and autumn. It's mostly done in the fall. Dry the soil properly before planting to reduce root damage. The whole plant is pulled out from the pot, divided into 2 ~ 3 plants, respectively on the pot for planting, and then pouring water, put in the shade. After 1 week later, it can be maintained in the normal management.
Growing management Cultivation is more extensive. Make sure fertilizer, water can grow well generally. The best basin soil is sandy loam soil with good drainage. In the growth season, in addition to ensure sufficient amount of nitrogen fertilizer, use phosphorus, potash fertilizer as well, in order to promote bud differentiation, so that the flower is large and colourful, and prolonged flowering period. Fertilizing water properly, pruning after flowering can bloom again. Disease and insect pests rarely occur in general. If met aphid and other pests harm, spray oxidation dimethoate 1000 ~ 1500 times liquid to prevent and control.
Wild Sweet William has strong adaptability, no high requirements on the soil, robust growth, and the cold resistance is also strong, and can overwinter in North China. Commonly used as flower diameter, flower bed edge material, planting attention should be paid to: Early spring climate warming plant germination before watering enough water. The growing period should depend on the climate and the number of watering, watering, but also need to timely soil weeding. Flowers should be timely pruned, leaving 1/3 of the height. After pruning you also need to apply fertilizer 2 times (thin organic fertilizer), in August to September plants can open second flowers. Before winter, we should remove dead branches and fallen leaves, and apply sufficient basic fertilizer and water, in order to safely overwinter.