How to care for Petunia
Light: Full Sun
Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.
Watering need: High demand
This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.
Fertilizing need: Minimum demand
This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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If the soil dries up a bit too much it will sadly increase the risk of aphids, so make sure that everything is okay with the soil. Read more
The Best Way to Water Your Petunia
Some plants require more water than others. Plants with very high water needs like the Petunia don't like to dry out, and so need more frequent watering.
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How to Fertilize Your Plant
Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.
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How to Repot Your Plant
Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.
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How to Mist Your Plant
It's best to mist your plants in the morning, when the sun is not too strong and the temperature is cooler. This will give the water time to evaporate before the heat of the day sets in.
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Deadhead Pinching Your Plant
Removing dead material from your plants every now and then can help keep them healthy, pest-free and looking great!
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