How does crab claw orchid manage autumn winter season, can autumn winter cuttage?

Marie Schrader
2020-11-16 11:23:35
Illumination: When raising orchids in spring, it should be placed in a place with sufficient scattered light. If the light is very strong at noon, you need to use the shading net to shade it in time. The temperature is kept between 15 and 20 deg C during the flowering period and between 20 and 25 deg C after the flowering period. Ventilation: Orchids grow faster in spring and need to be ventilated when maintaining them. Watering: usually every 5-7 days to water a time, but in the plant material must not be wet when watering.

1. how to manage the autumn and winter season of Crab Claw Orchid

1. Temperature control treatment: When the temperature begins to decrease in autumn and winter, its growth rate will slow down a lot. If you want it to grow better, you must first control the temperature.To control the temperature between 15-20, plants in such a temperature will grow better, more smoothly and safely through the winter.

2, appropriate watering: Autumn and winter is also its growth season, to ensure adequate water to go.Especially in autumn, it is necessary to replenish water when the pot soil is dry, and spray water to the plants frequently if the indoor climate is dry.When watering in winter, we should pay attention to water temperature and water volume to avoid frostbite.

3. Appropriate fertilization: In autumn, its growth rate is relatively fast, and appropriate nitrogen fertilizer should be applied to promote faster growth.However, in winter, it is recommended to stop fertilizer treatment, because the plant can absorb limited fertilizer in low temperature environment, so as to avoid fertilizer damage.

4. Regular pruning: In autumn and winter, timely pruning treatment should be carried out during management.In autumn, the main pruning is to grow dense branches, improve its ventilation, light transmission, and avoid plant infection and disease.Winter pruning is too long or poor growth of branches to reduce nutrient consumption.

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2. Can Zygocactus be cut in autumn and winter?

In autumn and winter, it can be used for cuttage. It is in the peak season of growth, and has strong germination ability and can take root faster.But we should pay attention to the temperature, put it indoors to control the temperature, so as to avoid winter injury.

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