5 tips for breeding Lily of the valley

1.Lily of the valley is native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere and belongs to Liliaceae.

Lily of the valley flowers are beautiful, fragrant and highly ornamental. In addition, the valley of the valley can be used as a medicine. Let’s introduce the lily of the valley farming method.

2.Lily of the valley has strong cold resistance and likes to grow in a cool environment.

The optimum temperature is 18-22 ℃. If the temperature is hot, more than 25 degrees, the leaves will wilt, when the temperature exceeds 30 degrees, the leaves will become yellow. If the temperature is too low, the plant will also enter the dormancy period and grow slowly.

3.Lily of the valley flowers like dampness and are suitable for growing in humid environment.

When sowing, we should pay attention to control the humidity of the environment and keep the humidity of the soil during the growth process. In summer, due to high temperature and rapid evaporation of water, watering frequency can be appropriately increased, watering once every five days. Normally, spray around the plant to maintain the humidity of the environment.

Choose good, humus rich soil for lily of the valley flowers to grow better. Generally, sandy soil and garden soil are mixed in proportion. Remember to adjust the soil to slightly acid state. Lily of the valley flower cannot grow in alkaline soil, otherwise it will lead to poor plant development and shortened flowering period.

4.Lily of the valley flowers like shade and don’t require too much light

They need about 6 hours of light every day. If the illumination time is too long, the leaves will wither; if the illumination time is too short, the leaves will turn yellow and the flowering period will be delayed. Remember not to put it outdoors to receive direct sunlight, to appropriate shade, it is best to accept mild astigmatism.

5.Lily of the valley is fond of fertilizer

It is applied once before flowering in early spring and late autumn to provide suitable temperature, water and light conditions. Lily of the valley will blossom in about three weeks. After sprouting in spring, diluted rotten cake fertilizer should be applied to the plant, once a week. Liquid fertilizer should be applied once at the end of flowering period.

The most common diseases of lily of the valley flowers are powdery mildew and leaf spot. At this time, carbendazim or other drugs should be used for spraying to cure the sick branches and leaves. The main pests of lily of the valley are aphids and thrips. If the leaves are found to have been bitten by insects, they should be sprayed timely, and diluted Omethoate is generally used.

Lily of the valley can’t be growd together with the flowers of clove or cream Narcissus, otherwise the flowers will wither, and the lily of the valley and cream Narcissus will be destroyed.