Hydrangea is a plant native to Japan, and for those who enjoy gardening and having plants with colorful flowers, it is definitely an ideal choice. It is a plant that can be grown either in the garden or in pots, depending on your preferences and needs. Do you want to find out some ways to grow hydrangea in pots and reproduce it with a fruit called Guava? Here you are served!
How to grow hydrangeas in pots
If you don’t have the space in your garden, you can grow hydrangeas in pots by placing them on your terrace or windowsill. It is an easy plant to grow and care for, let’s see what are some steps that allow you to easily plant it in pots.
First of all, we recommend that you buy a large enough pot so that the flowers can expand perfectly, creating really unique and special color effects. Once the hydrangea is planted, it is essential to water it carefully, being careful, however, not to leave water stagnation at all. Too much water at the bottom of the pot can rot the plant’s roots, preventing it from growing healthy, strong and lush. When you decide to grow hydrangea in pots, it is also important to proceed once a year with proper pruning of the branches, usually, it is preferable to prune the plant after flowering, therefore, in the fall. In this regard, we recommend pruning only the branches that have flowered.
Hydrangea propagation with Guava
For your hydrangea plant to grow well, proper fertilization of the soil is also essential. We recommend, therefore, that you fertilize the soil in the pot, at least once a week, using a potassium-rich compound diluted in water for irrigation. In order to reproduce it easily, you can proceed as follows. Find a plant about one or two years old, carefully cut off a branch, removing its leaves. Place the branch obtained, a maximum of about four inches, in a Guava half: this is a very ancient fruit, used by the Incas, which has exceptional properties in all respects. We are talking about anti-stress capabilities, it controls diabetes, is rich in vitamin C, and so much more! These include the ability to give birth and grow other plants such as hydrangeas quickly.
We will bury, at this point, the whole half of the fruit with the sprig stuck in it in a jar. After already about twenty days, we will notice that the plant has grown a lot and it will be necessary to transplant it! It is important to know that if you want to grow hydrangea in pots and keep it indoors, it is necessary to place it in a bright place where, however, direct sunlight does not reach. Hydrangea is also a cold-loving plant, so if you wish to keep it indoors, it is essential to place it in a low-heat environment. During winter, then, the hydrangea can safely stay in the cold and prepare itself posy, for a new flowering period in spring. During the winter months of rest, it is not necessary to water the plant.