Written by Maggie
Nov 21 2020
In the process of breeding Crossandra Infundibuliformis Nees, 3 parts of coal ash, 2 parts of river sand and 5 parts of peat soil can be mixed together to make nutrient soil, which needs to be changed once a year. During the growth period, it can be put in the semi-shade for a short time. The temperature can be controlled at 20℃ ~ 25℃, and the moisture of the soil can be kept at about 75% in spring and autumn.
Soil requirements are Crossandra infundibuliformis Nees of one of the breeding methods and matters needing attention. Crossandra infundibuliformis Nees growth adaptability is strong, but more breathable and nutrient-rich in the sandy soil grow more appropriate. Generally we can choose 2 3 of the coal ash, river sand and five copies of peat soil mixed into nutritional soil together, also need to change basin once a year.
Crossandra Infundibuliformis Nees has a strong shade tolerance, but do not put it in the dark for a long time in the bloom period, otherwise it will cause the branches and leaves to turn yellow and difficult to blossom. It can be put in the semi-shade under the condition of high temperature or strong light. In winter, it is necessary to enter the room earlier, control the temperature at about 20℃ ~ 25℃, do not lower than 12℃.
Humid environment can make Crossandra Infundibuliformis Nees grow faster, and it is also conducive to its flowering. In general, Crossandra infundibuliformis Nees can be watered every 2 to 3 days in spring and autumn, keep the soil moisture at about 75%. In hot weather, in addition to normal watering every day, it is also necessary to spray water to the branches and leaves to moisturize.
In the process of growth, it is best to apply liquid fertilizer every 2 to 3 weeks. After entering the autumn, the temperature starts to decrease. At this time, phosphate potash fertilizer can be applied according to the growth trend, about 2 to 3 times are needed.
Crossandra Infundibuliformis Nees likes to grow in a humid environment, but it is necessary to do a good job in rainy weather to prevent flooding. Do not often spray water when the air humidity is high. if not in winter, it is best to fill the light in the evening, to promote the differentiation of flower buds.