Everyone loves cherry blossoms in spring, and this romantic pink flower instantly captures the hearts of women. Cherry blossoms are a widely planted ornamental flower. We can see cherry blossoms in the green belts on the street. In addition, there are also new varieties of red-leaf cherry blossoms planted in parks, green spaces, and residential areas. So, how to grow cherry blossoms? What are the techniques for planting red leaf cherry blossoms? Let’s take a look together!
1. How to plant cherry blossoms?
Cherry blossoms need to be planted in a sunny place to grow well. This species likes loose sandy loam, and the temperature during the growth period is 15-25°C. When planting cherry blossoms, we must choose an environment that matches it. Cherry blossoms have seedlings, grafted seedlings and cutting seedlings, which can be sown and propagated when planting, and can also be planted by cuttings or grafting. Greening cultivation mostly uses cherry seedlings out of the nursery, with soil balls for planting, watering the root water in time after planting, and then after the slow seedling stage, strengthen light, water and fertilizer management, etc. Cherry blossoms need sufficient water and fertilizer during the growing season, and proper pruning, pest control and so on.
Second, the red leaf cherry planting skills
First, choose a plot, choose a plot with flat terrain and fertile soil to plant red-leaf cherry blossoms. Before planting, the ground should be leveled, and then a pit with a width of 0.8 meters and a depth of 0.6 meters should be dug. The size determines the size of the planting hole. After digging the planting hole, fill it with 10 cm of organic fertilizer, put the red leaf cherry seedlings into the hole, so that the roots of the seedlings stretch around, then backfill the soil, and finally make sure the soil is firm.
Red-leaf cherry blossoms should be fully watered when they are planted, and then re-irrigated every 8 to 10 days to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. After that, you can water according to the weather conditions. Water more when it is dry, and don’t need to water when there is rainfall. water. After watering, the soil should be loosened in time, and the surrounding weeds should be removed in time.
Red-leaf cherry blossoms need to be fertilized every year, mainly during the growing season, at least twice a year, and acidic fertilizers can be used as fertilizers. In winter or early spring, use organic fertilizers such as bean cake, chicken manure, and decomposed fertilizer, and then fertilize until the flowers fall, and then apply quick-acting fertilizers such as ammonium sulfate, ferrous sulfate, and superphosphate, which are beneficial to growth and can help them grow strong. Seedling.
The germination power of red-leaf cherry blossoms is strong, so it needs to be pruned to maintain a perfect tree shape and improve ornamental quality. During the growing period, we can focus on cutting off its withered branches, leggy branches, overlapping branches, and diseased and insect branches. For red-leaf cherry blossoms with large trees, we can keep its strong branches and cut off all the redundant branches. Enhance the ventilation and light transmittance of the tree body, and can also adjust its tree shape by pulling branches.