How to cultivate Spanish Flag Flower
Spanish flower is a true replenishment for your garden. Easy to cultivate, and hassle free to grow, a plant for an evergreen and colorful garden. Trellis, fences, edges, be it any place, the flower does wonders for all. Following are a few finger tips for you to remember while planting the Spanish Flag flower:
The endearing plant needs semi-fertile, well drained and organically amended soil to flourish in. Water the plant well after a certain time period however the soil should not be
It also demands plenty of sunlight to thrive in, therefore ensure that the plant is grown in conditions enabling it to be exposed to direct sunlight for at least six hours.
It is advisable to soak the seeds in water before sowing to hasten up the germination process.
Once embedded thoroughly in the soils, the saplings take about a week or an half to sprout up.
Make sure that the soil is fertilized every second week with water-soluble and quick release fertilizers in adequate and balanced amounts.
As the plant grows it droops downwards in the absence of a guiding support therefore provide the plant with a strong and reliable support.
Spanish Flag flower is susceptible to diseases like white blister, rust, fungal leaf spots, stem rot, thread blight, charcoal rot, and wilt hence it is necessary to ensure that the plant gets enough nutrition and protected sheath of care. Pesticides and fungicides should be sprayed to protect the delicate plant.