Rhododendrons are grown in the wild, and there are also artificially cultivated indoor potted plants. Rhododendrons also have very beautiful bonsais, which we can usually see in flower markets or exhibitions. The maintenance method of rhododendron bonsai is more particular, because bonsai is much more delicate than ordinary bonsai, and the pile scenery of rhododendron can be cultivated after many years of cultivation, so how can rhododendron bonsai bloom more?
1. Breeding environment
Rhododendrons are shade-tolerant, the place where they are cultivated should be well ventilated, and the light should not be too strong. If it is raised indoors, it should be placed in a brightly lit place, too shaded environment is not conducive to the growth of rhododendrons. When the sun is too strong in summer, pay attention to shade and do not expose to the sun. In winter, it should be raised in a sunny place indoors, and the temperature should not be too low.
2. Water and fertilizer management
Rhododendrons should not be short of water during the growth period, and the potting soil should be kept moist but not waterlogged. If the air humidity is low, you can spray the plants with water every day to moisturise. During the growing season, pay attention to fertilizing, and use a thin fertilizer every two weeks. If you encounter rhododendron yellowing disease, you can add a small amount of black sail when fertilizing, so that the leaves of the rhododendron are greener and the plant condition is healthier.
3. Flowering skills
In order to make Rhododendron bonsai bloom more and have brighter colors, in addition to the water and fertilizer management during the growth period, when the Rhododendron germinates flower buds, use bone meal twice, so that the flowering is more beautiful. After flowering, pruning should be used to make the branch distribution more reasonable and keep the plant shape perfect. Pruning can also promote the differentiation of flower buds.
Good-looking Rhododendron bonsai are surprisingly expensive, and you can grow them yourself according to the above method. If you have the conditions, you can dig a wild rhododendron with a stump in the wild, and then cultivate it into a bonsai by pruning and modeling, which saves time and has a good effect.