Our fuchsias They are easy to care plants and offer a spectacular flowering, with a bell shape and in a range of colors that go from white to purple, passing through all shades of pink. Today in Gardening On let's learn more about the care of this elegant flower.
If you're looking for flowers for your terrace or balcony, fuchsias may be a good choice. The best time to plant them is in spring and its care they are very simple.
First of all we must know that we must not abuse watering, that is, they should not be flooded to prevent the roots from rotting, it is also better to water them when the weather is cooler first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon. .
Another characteristic of their care is that they should not remain in full sun, otherwise we may end up losing their delicate flowers. The pruning of this plant is recommended in late autumn and early spring.
As for the pests, White fly is the most frequent but its solution is easy and organic farming: Simply stick small sticks painted yellow and impregnated with honey around the plant, in this way the flies will be attracted to the sticks and will stay stuck in the honey. Another option to eliminate them is using fungicides, it all depends on how you prefer to get rid of them.
Finally, there are certain specific cares for each type of fuchsia, such as the spledens and hybrids, that during the cold winter They need protection, just add dry leaves (quite a few) around the stem. In the case of trailing the cold is unbearable for them, so they must be kept indoors or at home until the winter is over.