Chrysanthemum morifolium (L)
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The chrysanthemum is one of the “Four Gentlemen” or “Four Noble Ones” symbolic nobility. The chrysanthemum is also one of the four symbolic seasonal flowers – representing autumn. Also a symbol of longevity, people drank chrysanthemum wine on the 9th day of the 9th lunar month during the Han dynasty.
Plant Care – Chrysanthemum morifolium (L)
Light: Place your Chrysanthemum at a sunny spot with a cooler climate with good ventilation. Chrysanthemums will also grow in partial shade but may get leggy when reaching for sunlight. Shade-grown plants will have weaker stems and exhibit less flowering.
Water: Allow the top two inches of the soil to dry before watering. Ensure that the soil is thoroughly moist.
Soil: Chrysanthemum thrives in fertile, moist and well-drained soil rich with organic matter. Poorly draining planting sites can cause them to develop root rot.
Fertiliser: Fertilise your Chrysanthemum with a balanced soluble fertiliser with an NPK ratio of 20:20:20. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions when fertilising.
Humidity Requirement: High. 70% and above.
Plant Size: Approx.60cm
Rootball size: 31Ø x 22cmH
Pot type: The plant comes in a brown plastic pot with drainage holes.
Fun Facts about the Chrysanthemum: Chrysanthemums were first recorded in China in the 15th century BC! With over 1000 varieties, Chrysanthemums are popularly used as tea leaves and are also edible!
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from the photo.
* Kindly take note when you’re purchasing a matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.