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Amazing 5 Tips To Get More Flowers In Dahlia

Amazing 5 Tips To Get More Flowers In Dahlia

In the post, we will know all about Dahlia flowering Plant and know how to get lots of flowers

  • About Dahlias Plant
  • Plantation at home and garden
  • How to get more flowers
  • How to Care for plants
  • What are Benefits
  • Bloom Time of

About Dahlias Plant: Dahlia is a flowering plant, and it gives multicolour flowers, and these flowers are big in size. And leaves of this plant are dark green and grow up to 4 inches. Dahlia is relative to similar flowers like Daisy, Sunflower, and zinnia, and Dahlia belongs to the Asteraceae family. Dahlia plant grows up to 5 feet long and has more varieties. The root of this plant looks like a sweet potato.

Plantation: There are two ways to grow dahlias plant, one is from seed, and another is removing the centre branch of dahlias, then we know both ways in this post.

Using Seeds: First, you need to buy seeds from an online or plant shop. Now you have to take soil and sand. For the soil, you have to take 40% and for sand, you have to take 30% and mix it well. After that, you need fertilizer; you can use cow dung manure 30 % or rice husk 10% and mix it well with soil and sand. You have to put this soil in the pot and pour at least 40% into a flower pot.

Now you have to add water to it and leave it for 15 minutes. After that, you have to add the dahlias seeds; remember that the seeds should not come over the seeds. Now you pour 1-inch soil into the pot and then add some water. After all, keep this flower pot in the sun for at least 6 hours. After 5 to 6 days, this seed starts growing and appears tiny small.

Remember while plantation: Before planting keeps a small stone beneath this flower pot and the flower pot size should be initially 8*10 inches.

Planting using Cutting: If you want big flowers on this plant, you cut the middle branch of the dahlia plant when the plant’s growth has increased to 2 feet or more. Remember that this branch has to be built in a big flower pot; then, the soil made is put in the pot. After that, pour soil into a pot until the flower pot is half, then plant the dahlia branch in the pot.

Remember that this branch should be inside the soil for 2 inches and then add water.

The root of Dahlia Plant

Then keep this plant in the sunlight for at least 6 hours. After 4 to 5 days, this branch starts growing and appears as a small new leaf.

How to Care Plants: –

  • Watering: You do not have to give much water to this plant; remember that the soil remains moist and looks a little dry. You do not have to add water to this plant from the top, always pour it from the side.
  • Maintain Temperature: Keep the dahlia plant in sunlight for 4 to 5 hours in the summer season and keep it in the sun for 8 hours in the winter season and give morning sunlight always(need 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Pests and Diseases: This plant can be infested with insects like aphids, slugs, and snails, so you should not forget to spray medicine.
  • Pruning: When this plant starts growing, do not forget to prune it like unwanted branches and infected leaves and dry flowers, and more. We are doing this because cutting makes the plant grow faster.
  • Best Fertilizer: This plant must be fertilized every week. You could make fertilizer by mixing rice husk, Epsom salt ½ spoon, and one spoon of neem cake powder.

How to Get More Flowers

If you want more flowers in dahlia you should try the pruning method. By pruning method cut the middle branch of dahlia and plant another flower pot.

Make soil using 30% garden soil 3Kg, coco peat 500 gm, rice husk 100 gm, or peat moss and mix it well. Pour this soil in the pot at least 40%, dig a hole, keep the dahlia plant in a pot and pour 20% soil. After all, give some water and keep the plants in full sunlight.

What are the Benefits:

  • Dahlia flowers are edible.
  • One of the best flower plants in the garden and home.
  • Easy to grow and care

Common Varieties of Dahlia

  • Single flower Dahlias
  • Anemone Flowers Dahlia
  • Paeony Flower Dahlia
  • Decorative Dahlia
  • Fancy Dahlia

Bloom Time: The Dahlia plant gives flowers in the summer or fall session, which are large and small. If you planted dahlia using cutting, then dahlia gives large flowers up to 1 foot. The colour of this flower depends on the vertices of dahlia, and the colour provides white, orange, pink, yellow, multicolour and more colours.

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