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Five color grass
Five color grass
Five color grass

Like a butterfly dancing in the air, a neon flashes in the forest! The leaves of this plant are delicate and colorful. No one is not happy when they see it, and no one does not want to be close to it. It is not a very expensive flower, but a plant that can be seen everywhere in the flowerbed park-five-color grass.

Five-color grass, also known as colorful Su, Coleus, Coleus, is a perennial herbaceous plant of the family Lamiaceae, Basilaceae, Fragrant tea, and Coleus.

The color of the leaves is red, orange, yellow, purple, green and other bright colors. The leaves are oval heart-shaped, the edges are beautifully serrated, and the leaves are as soft and smooth as velvet. For this reason, they are often used as foliage flowers. It is used for the setting of flower beds, conference venues, theaters, or as the matching leaves of flower baskets and bouquets.

Even more rare is that it is warm, cold-resistant, highly adaptable, easy to reproduce, and is also suitable for our small courtyard or balcony garden planting. Below, we will take a look at the cultivation and maintenance methods of potted plants.

Planting Techniques

  1. Propagation method: It can be planted by seeds or propagated by cuttings. It is recommended to propagate by cutting. The method is simple, easy to operate, and has a high survival rate. The editor has improved the cutting method, and basically can achieve a survival rate of more than 95%. The specific operation steps are: cut the healthy branches about 10 cm as cuttings, with at least 2- 3 stem nodes, remove the lower old leaves, and place them in a container for hydroponics. The water surface should not be too high. When the next minister leaves 5 — 10 centimeters of white fibrous roots, they can be transplanted into flower pot In the soil.

  2. Transplanting the upper pot: Use half of humus soil and sand, mix well, put it in the flower pot, and pour water. Then plant rooted cuttings in the potting soil, shade and conserve, keep the potting soil moist (no water can accumulate), and spray the leaves frequently. The current temperature can survive in about 15 days.

  3. Conservation method: In autumn, the light is weaker than in summer, and direct sunlight is required to keep the leaves bright and bright (in the summer, it can be shaded properly). Like warmth, suitable growth temperature {{1}} to 25 ℃, overwintering temperature should not be lower than 10 ℃, otherwise the leaves will turn yellow and fall off, freezing damage below 5 ℃ Even withered. Fertilization should be thin and diligent. In autumn, light fertilizer can be applied every 1 5 days 1, and leaves can be applied every 1 5 days {{ 6}} Phosphorus and potassium fertilizers.

  4. Pruning method: Five-color grass should be properly topped and pruned during the growing period to maintain the ornamental appearance of the plant shape. Normally, trim dead and diseased branches in time to avoid the spread of pests and diseases.

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