6 tips for breeding Lily of the valley

1.Introduction of ornamental value

Lily of the valley is quite common in our daily life. It is often planted in parks, rivers and streets for viewing. Lily of the valley is beautiful, with white spikes waving in the breeze, much like a bell. Therefore, it is also called lily of the valley flower. Because it symbolizes purity and happiness, it is often growd at home by flower friends, which not only adds a little green to the home, but also a good symbol.

2.Reproduction mode

Lily of the valley breeding method can be selected by sowing or cutting plants. You can mix the seeds with the sand in the pot. After spraying, they do not need to be covered with thin soil. They will sprout and take root in about a week, and can be planted in two weeks. Lily of the valley’s roots are spreading underground. After a period of time, it can germinate in the root and grow new plants. At this point, it can dig up new plants and plant them in separate pots, usually in spring and autumn.

3.The illumination temperature is appropriate

Lily of the valley, and it’s not cool. Sunlight lasts more than eight hours a day. If you want it to bloom earlier, you can increase the lighting time appropriately. The optimum growth temperature of lily of the valley is 20-28 degrees, and the minimum temperature in winter should not exceed 5 degrees, otherwise it will affect the growth of the next year. It is worth noting that in winter and summer, we should pay attention to adjust the environmental temperature of the valley, otherwise lily of the valley is easily damaged.

4.Water and fertilizer management

It is necessary to keep the environment moist and the soil moist. It is suggested that the flowers should be watered three times in two weeks and usually sprayed with a sprinkling pot to keep the environment moist. Lily of the valley doesn’t need special fertilizer. Before planting, a layer of decomposed fertilizer can be placed in the pot soil as the base fertilizer. During the growing period, compound fertilizer can be applied once a year in February. Before the flower bud opens, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer should be added to promote the plumpness of flower bud. Compound fertilizer can be applied once before winter to preserve nutrients for the coming year.

5.Pest management

Lily of the Valley regards powdery mildew and leaf spot as common diseases. When they are sick, the leaves will turn yellow or even wither, affecting the enjoyment of the whole plant. Carbendazim spray or other special preparations are often used. The main pests of lily of the valley are aphids and thrips. The main pests are sucking leaf juice, and some leaves are chewed, which makes the whole plant unable to appreciate. Generally speaking, the disease is usually sprayed after diluting Omethoate, but safety should be paid attention to after spraying, or some safety agent should be selected for spraying.

6.Maintenance precautions

It is said that Lily of the valley cannot be grown with purple clove and cream Narcissus flowers. If you put them together, the purple clove will wither. If you put lily of the valley and cream Narcissus together, they will wither. However, I have not tried. If you are interested in flowers, try not to try. No matter which one wins, it will be a loss for us. Of course, if you are a scientist, I suggest you try bravely.