Propagation and Care for Lupinus micranthus Guss

Written by Maggie

Jan 12 2021

Propagation and Care for Lupinus micranthus Guss

In the propagation process of Lupinus Micranthus Guss, the mixed acidic matrix of rotten bark, pine needle and sand can be selected as the culture soil, which should be kept in a cool place in summer and not kept outdoors for long-term maintenance in winter. The matrix should be kept moist frequently during watering, gradually controlled watering in winter, and the prevention of diseases and insects should be done well.

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Lupinus Micranthus Guss

Methods of farming Lupinus Micranthus Guss

1. Matrix requirements

The growth of lupinus micranthus guss has high requirements on the substrate. It is better to select acidic soil with a deep soil layer and good drainage, and appropriate mixed soil of pine needle soil, rotten bark and sandy soil can be selected as culture soil. When the plants are planted, they should be thoroughly disinfected, and some small gravel should be put on the bottom of the basin to facilitate the growth of the root system.

2. Environmental management

Lupinus micranthus Guss likes to grow in the cool and sunny environment, strong cold resistance. So in the summer, it should be as far as possible put in the semi-shade ventilated place. In winter, when the temperature is 0 ℃ or so, it can grow normally, but not suitable for placing outdoors for a long time. During flowering time,  we should give it enough light every day to make flower bud differentiation.

3. Water management

Water management is one of the breeding methods and precautions of Lupinus Micranthus Guss. Water should be watered mainly by rainwater or river water during the growth period, and direct tap water should be avoided, otherwise root rot is likely to occur. Water should be adequately watered in spring, summer and autumn. Keeping the humidity of basin soil at 70% is the best, and watering should be gradually controlled in winter.

4. Fertilizer management

Lupinus Micranthus Guss prefers to grow in an acidic matrix. During the growth period, fertilization is mainly based on urea or mature farm manure. Before fertilization, secondary dilution should be carried out to promote the absorption of roots.

Lupinus Micranthus Guss

Care for Lupinus Micranthus Guss

Lupinus micranthus Guss common diseases and insect pests are mainly leaf spot, powdery mildew, rust, etc. At the time of onset of leaves and stems cadres, there will be some black spots, resulting in plants wither. In spring and summer, it is better to strengthen ventilated, cut off the branches of the yellow and the onset of, with corresponding chlorothalonil or farmers wettable powder spraying prevention.

Lupinus Micranthus Guss