Jatropha and Canna Care

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1 Care
1.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
1.2 How to Plant?
Seedlings, Transplanting
From bulbs, Seedlings
1.3 Plant Maintenance
1.4 Watering Plants
1.4.1 Watering Requirements
Needs less watering, Water occasionally
Keep the ground moist but not water-logged, Requires regular watering
1.4.2 In Summer
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Lots of watering
1.4.3 In Spring
Less Watering
1.4.4 In Winter
Less Watering
Average Water
1.5 Soil
1.5.1 Soil pH
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
1.5.2 Soil Type
Loam, Sand
Clay, Loam, Sand
1.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
1.6 Sun Exposure
Bright direct sunlight, Full Sun
Full Sun, Partial Sun
1.7 Pruning
Prune for shortening long shoots, Prune if you want to improve plant shape
Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead leaves
1.8 Fertilizers
All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer, No fertilizers needed
All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer
1.9 Pests and Diseases
Anthracnose, Leaf spot, Powdery mildew, Red blotch, Rust
Red blotch
1.10 Plant Tolerance
Drought, Drought and Salt, Heat Tolerance

Watering Jatropha and Canna

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 Jatropha and Canna Facts. One needs to adequately water the plants keeping in mind that plants need season wise variations in water levels. While taking Jatropha and Canna 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 Jatropha and Canna is as follows:

  • Watering Jatropha in Summer: Drought Tolerant, Average Water

  • Watering Jatropha in Winter: Less Watering

  • Watering Canna in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Canna in Winter: Average Water

Jatropha and Canna 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 Jatropha and Canna diseases is very important factor of Jatropha and Canna Care. These plant's diseases are:

  • Jatropha: Anthracnose, Leaf spot, Powdery mildew, Red blotch and Rust
  • Canna: Red blotch

Jatropha and Canna Pruning

Pruning is an important part of Jatropha and Canna care. Pruning helps to grow the plant with a faster rate. Jatropha and Canna pruning is done as follows:

  • Jatropha pruning: Prune for shortening long shoots and Prune if you want to improve plant shape

  • Canna pruning: Remove damaged leaves and Remove dead leaves

Plants need fertilizers for its growth and increasing the life. Jatropha and Canna fertilizers are as follows:

  • Jatropha fertilizers: All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer and No fertilizers needed
  • Canna fertilizers: All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer