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Red Hot Poker caring tips

Written by Maggie

Jan 06 2021

Red Hot Poker caring tips

Red Hot Poker, this can not only view leaves, but also appreciate the flowers of the green plants, its green leaves fresh, novel and gorgeous petals, from a distance like usually lit fire, very pleasing. Thus many people want to grow it for decoration. The following are some Red Hot Poker caring tips. 

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Red Hot Poker caring tips for leaves having dark spots

Red Hot Poker leaves have dark spots due to water buildup from overwatering, which causes root rot. Control the appropriate temperature between 20 ~ 30℃, in winter to move Red Hot Poker indoors. In the maintenance of Red Hot Poker, timely fertilization is needed to make sufficient nutrient supplement. Choose loose and fertile soil, often turn the soil treatment, to ensure the permeability of the soil. The following are Red Hot Poker caring tips for leaves having dark spots.

Red Hot Poker likes a wet environment and should be watered thoroughly to avoid root rot, which can lead to black spots on Red Hot Poker's leaves. Wait until the surface of the soil is dry before watering, ensuring that the soil alternates between wetting and drying.Water once a day to keep the soil moist as summer temperatures rise.

Red Hot Poker likes a warm environment, and its suitable growth temperature is between 20 and 30℃, which can effectively promote the growth and flowering of Red Hot Poker. When the environment is dry, you can spray water in the air and on the surface of the leaves to cool down and moisturize them. In winter, as the temperature drops, Red Hot Poker should be moved to the room for curing, so as to avoid frostbite on the leaves caused by low temperature.

Red Hot Poker grows rapidly and leaves are dense, so it needs to be replenished with sufficient nutrients. During the growing period of Red Hot Poker, nitrogen fertilizer can be added to make adequate nutrient supplement. In the flowering period of Red Hot Poker, phosphate and potash fertilizer can be properly supplemented to effectively promote the blooming of petals. Fertilizer should be used after dilution to avoid root burning.

Red Hot Poker likes loose, fertile soil to increase air permeability and can add sand and gravel. Often soil Red Hot Poker, effectively promoting the root absorption of Red Hot Poker. The soil is salinized, the growth rate of Red Hot Poker is slow, and there is more rain in the rainy season, so the drainage of the soil should be done well.

Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker caring tips for leaves blackening and drying

Red Hot Poker leaves are black and dry, which is caused by aphids and scale insects. It is necessary to spray oxidized dimethyl Fruit solution for effective prevention and control in time. Every time you water Red Hot Poker, you should water thoroughly to avoid root rot caused by water. Fertilizer should be diluted before use. Frequent mulching of Red Hot Poker can effectively promote absorption of Red Hot Poker roots. The following are Red Hot Poker caring tips for leaves blackening and drying.

1. Insect pest control

Red Hot Poker's dense foliage makes it vulnerable to aphids and scale insects as it grows, which can quickly erode its leaves, causing them to turn black and dry. In addition to wipe the surface of leaves with wet cloth for artificial disinsectization, it is also necessary to ensure the circulation of air and spray oxidized dimethoate solution in time for effective control.

2. Watering

In the process of watering Red Hot Poker, improper water will appear, which will cause root rot and cause the leaves of Red Hot Poker to become black and dry. Water Red Hot Poker thoroughly each time and wait until the surface of the soil is dry before watering. To ensure the permeability of the soil, the rainy season needs more rain, and we need to do a good job of soil drainage work.

3. Proper fertilization

In the fertilization process of Red Hot Poker, the fertilizer should be diluted after use. If the concentration is too high, the root burning phenomenon will occur, which will cause the leaves of Red Hot Poker to turn yellow. During the growing period of Red Hot Poker, nitrogen fertilizer can be added to make adequate nutrient supplement. In the flowering period of Red Hot Poker, phosphate and potash fertilizer can be properly supplemented to effectively promote the blooming of petals.

4. Change the soil

Red Hot Poker likes loose, fertile soil to ensure air permeability and can add sand and gravel. Frequently turn over Red Hot Poker to effectively promote the growth of Red Hot Poker. If the growing time is too long and the soil is salinized, it is not conducive to the absorption of Red Hot Poker root, which is easy to cause the slow growth of Red Hot Poker and leaf shrinkage.