1. Moderate lighting
The dragon boat flower likes a sunny environment, but it does not like direct sunlight, so it should be given moderate light for lighting. In the spring and autumn, the sunshine is relatively gentle and comfortable, and the dragon boat flower can be directly basked in the sun. If the sunlight is too strong in summer, it can be shaded and maintained. Dragon boat flowers are not cold-resistant, so they should be kept indoors in a sunny place in winter.
2. Moisturize with water
Dragon boat flower belongs to the southern plant, likes a humid environment, watering can be more frequent, watering 2-3 times a week, to maintain the humidity in the pot, but not stagnant water, not stuffy. You can sprinkle water on the plants in the morning and evening, which can increase the humidity of the local environment and add water to the leaves, and the dragon boat flowers will be more vigorous.
3. Change the basin regularly
To grow flowers, you need to change the pots regularly. To cultivate a bonsai in the shape of dragon boat flowers, you can change the pots and soil according to the growth of the plants, basically every 2 years. Dragon boat flower likes slightly acidic soil. When configuring the soil, the pH of the soil can be detected, and the soil pH value is 5.5. In addition, an appropriate amount of base fertilizer should be added to the soil.
4. Use plant hormones to regulate growth
Fertilizer can be applied frequently during the growth of Dragon Boat Flower, and thin organic fertilizer or compound fertilizer can be used, 1-2 times a month. To cultivate bonsai, you need to focus on cultivating the trunk and modeling branches. You can use some plant hormones to thicken the branches and brighten the color of the leaves. Dragon boat flower is a flower in the south. It is cultivated in the north. The soil where it grows is easy to be slowly alkalized, which is not conducive to the growth of dragon boat flower. Therefore, ferrous sulfate is often used to adjust the soil pH.
The above is the introduction of dragon boat flower pruning method for dragon boat flower bonsai maintenance. There are many dragon boat flower potted plants on the market, but high-end bonsai are rare.