What fertilizer does crab claw orchid apply fertilizer to use, with sheep dung OK?

Lydia Rodarte-Quayle
2020-11-16 11:23:35
Coleus on the soil requirements are not high, for it to provide loose, fertile, breathable acid soil. Coleus likes to grow in a high humidity environment, in addition to regular watering, but also need regular spraying. During the period of vigorous growth, fertilizer can be applied once a month, and pay attention to the balance of fertilizer. The temperature can be maintained at about 15-25 degrees Celsius, and the overwintering temperature can be maintained above 10 degrees Celsius. Keep the sun shining bright. Avoid direct sunlight in summer.

1. what fertilizer is used for fertilization

1. Growing season: The demand of Zygocactus indicus for fertilizer is relatively high, so it is necessary to fertilize and nourish frequently in the growing season.Fertilizer is best to use decomposed manure, or compound fertilizer liquid, it can be well absorbed, to promote more vigorous growth.It is generally applied once every 20 days.Note that if manure is used, it must be decomposed first, otherwise it is easy to burn roots after application.

2. Before flowering: It should be supplemented with phosphate fertilizer and potassium fertilizer before flowering. Fertilizers containing these two elements can play a role in promoting flowering, ensuring better flowering, prolonging flowering period, and increasing the number of flowering.Generally, it is applied once a half month, potassium dihydrogen phosphate can be selected, it is best to dilute and irrigate fertilizer liquid, plant absorption is faster, low concentration can also avoid fertilizer damage.

2. Is it OK to use sheep manure

Sheep manure can be used to fertilize Zygocactus.When in application, a small pit is dug on the surface of the pot soil, the sheep manure is scattered in the pit, and then the pit is buried with soil, so that insects are not attracted and peculiar smell is not generated, plants can be absorbed more quickly, and the growth vigor is promoted to be more vigorous.Attention should be paid to the first decomposition, otherwise the later sheep manure fever, easy to burn roots.

Zygocactus japonicus

3. Precautions

Every year, after blooming, Zygocactus will enter the dormant stage, that is, it will stop growing. At this time, it is necessary to stop fertilizing.If fertilization is applied, it will not only not absorb, but also easily bring fertilizer damage and damage to plants.Fertilization management should be resumed when new buds grow on stem nodes.

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