Cherry blossom trees are generally planted in spring from February to March. The soil can be planted as soon as the soil is thawed. At this time, transplanting has little impact on the saplings. Before planting, the soil should be prepared and a planting hole with a depth of 0.8m and a diameter of 1m should be dug out. It can be planted in spring and autumn in southern my country, but it is suitable to plant in autumn. So, when will the cherry blossoms be planted? The planting techniques of potted red-leaf cherry blossoms, let’s take a look!
1. When should cherry blossoms be planted?
Cherry blossoms are suitable for planting from March to May each year. After the land is thawed, the tree body also accumulates a lot of nutrients, and transplanting is very beneficial to the germination of cherry blossoms. First dig the planting hole, dig the planting hole with the fixed point as the center, the size can be determined according to the root system of the tree, the planting depth is 60cm-100cm, the diameter is 80cm-100cm, it is easy to survive, and it can be transplanted at a close distance. It is better to bring soil balls before transplanting large seedlings, and it is better to wrap them with straw ropes for transportation. Before planting, dig a deep hole in the soil, then put an appropriate amount of organic fertilizer, and put the plant into the hole to stretch the root system.
2. Planting techniques of potted red-leaf cherry blossoms
Choose soil with good ventilation, and soil with strong drainage is more conducive to its growth. Generally, it can be cultivated with mixed soil containing leaf mulch and garden soil.
Before and after the cherry blossoms bloom, cut off the inner branches, dead branches, weak branches, and diseased and insect branches, so as not to consume excess nutrients, and apply antiseptic to it to prevent the wound from rotting.
Cherry trees are very afraid of water accumulation. When planting and maintaining, they should not water too much water. Water when they are dry. If they are not dry, they do not need to be watered. It is very important to control the amount of watering for potted cherry trees.
After the cherry blossoms are planted, nitrogen fertilizer is mainly used, and liquid fertilizer is applied to it once a week, and a little phosphorus fertilizer and potassium fertilizer are applied in the later stage of growth.