Bougainvillea (Purple) – Plant
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The Bougainvillea Plant is a native plant of South American and Brazilian Regions.
Your Bougainvillea Plant is an effective air-purifying plant that effectively removes formaldehyde and various other harmful VOCs from the atmosphere.
Your Bougainvillea Plant can grow up to 20 feet tall when grown indoors.
The Bougainvillea Plant prefers bright direct sunlight to maintain the color of its foliage. Make sure that your plants are getting full sun for about 5 hours every day to get the brightest blooms.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 10 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your plant only when the 3 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them once every 2 days during the summers and once every 4 days during the winters.
Your Plant prefers a high humidity environment and hence, you should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly. You can also place them around other plants too to maintain the humidity level.
Your Centella Asiatica Plant grows well in any soil, but they will prefer soil that is acidic and has a good drainage system. You can use any potting mix to the soil to improve the drainage of your soil.
You can use any soil for your Brahmi Plant, but clay, sandy, and loamy soil are preferred.
The Bougainvillea Plant is not a heavy feeder but regular feeding will boost their growth. You can use any balanced fertilizer with an NPK ratio of 5-5-5 or 10-10-10 for your plant to fertilize them once every month in the summer season.
However, during the winter season, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Bougainvillea Plant is considered to be mildly toxic for pets and humans. Ingestion of it can cause symptoms of diarrhea, nausea, and headache if taken in large quantities.
You should prune your Bougainvillea Plant once every month by removing the dead and dry leaves and flowers from your plant.
You should repot your plant once every year in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season. You must use a new potting mix for your plant then.
The Bougainvillea Plant leaves turning yellow: It is an indication of underwatering- Water your plants when the top 3 inches of the soil is dry to touch.
The Bougainvillea Plant less flowering: This is caused due to excessive fertilizer use- Use fertilizer for your plants once every month during the summer season to promote high blossom.
Bougainvillea Plant is a fast-growing climber that is extremely famous for its vibrant floral colors. Perfect for a hanging basket or just as pots, Bougainvillea offers us a beautiful floral show almost all year round with less care. They are as easy to care for plants.