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Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd Care

1 Care
1.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
Ground
1.2 How to Plant?
Seedlings, Stem Cutting
Seedlings
1.3 Plant Maintenance
Medium
Medium
1.4 Watering Plants
1.4.1 Watering Requirements
Allow soil to be completely dry in between waterings, Water Deeply, Water less during winter
Keep ground moist, Requires regular watering
1.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
Lots of watering
1.4.3 In Spring
Moderate
Moderate
1.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
Average Water
1.5 Soil
1.5.1 Soil pH
Neutral, Alkaline
Neutral
1.5.2 Soil Type
Loam, Sand
Loam, Sand
1.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
Well drained
1.6 Sun Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Full Sun
1.7 Pruning
Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth, Remove deadheads
Cut out old flower stalks, Prune after flowering, Remove dead or diseased plant parts
1.8 Fertilizers
No fertilizers needed
Apply 10-10-10 amount, Apply 12-12-12 amounts, Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potassium
1.9 Pests and Diseases
fungus, Insects, Red blotch
Aphids, Army-worms, Bacteria wilt, Bacterial leaf spot, Blight, Cucumber beetles, Cutworms, Fusarium leaf spot, Red spider mite
1.10 Plant Tolerance
Drought
Drought, Full Sun, Salt and Soil Compaction

Watering Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd

Water is the most essential need of any plant. Watering requirements differ for every plant. Knowing the amount of water required is the most important part of Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd Facts. One needs to adequately water the plants keeping in mind that plants need season wise variations in water levels. While taking Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd care, it is important to know that too much water is more dangerous than not enough watering. Here we provide you with the exact watering required for your garden plant. Watering Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd is as follows:

  • Watering Aaron Caladium in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Aaron Caladium in Winter: Average Water

  • Watering Bitter Gourd in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Bitter Gourd in Winter: Average Water

Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd Diseases

Plants get infected many times due to lack of care. This makes it unhealthy and reduces its life too. Hence it is necessary to know the kind of disease on plants, to cure it and keep the plant healthy. Knowing About Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd diseases is very important factor of Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd Care. These plant's diseases are:

  • Aaron Caladium: fungus, Insects and Red blotch
  • Bitter Gourd: Aphids, Army-worms, Bacteria wilt, Bacterial leaf spot, Blight, Cucumber beetles, Cutworms, Fusarium leaf spot and Red spider mite

Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd Pruning

Pruning is an important part of Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd care. Pruning helps to grow the plant with a faster rate. Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd pruning is done as follows:

  • Aaron Caladium pruning: Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth and Remove deadheads

  • Bitter Gourd pruning: Cut out old flower stalks, Prune after flowering and Remove dead or diseased plant parts

Plants need fertilizers for its growth and increasing the life. Aaron Caladium and Bitter Gourd fertilizers are as follows:

  • Aaron Caladium fertilizers: No fertilizers needed
  • Bitter Gourd fertilizers: Apply 10-10-10 amount, Apply 12-12-12 amounts, Nitrogen, Phosphate and Potassium