Celosia Argentea , Silver Cockscomb – Plant
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Celosia Plant is a type of edible decorative plant.
Celosia Argentea is a fragile annual plant commonly seen in gardens.
It blooms from late spring through early summer. Seeds are used to propagate it.
The flowers are hermaphrodites.
Place the Silver Cockscomb plant in a miniature garden.
Place your Celosia plant in direct bright sunlight.
Your Celosia plant needs at least eight hours of direct sunlight per day.
Water your Plumed Cockscomb plant when the soil appears dry.
In the summer, water once or twice weekly.
Water once a week in the winter.
Seedlings require a greater amount of water than mature plants.
Your Celosias Plant will grow in nutrient-deficient, sandy soil, but they will thrive and bloom more lavishly in soil rich in organic matter.
The pH level should be around 6 or 6.5.
A fertiliser isn't truly necessary for your Silver Cockscomb plant. However, if necessary, feed it a houseplant fertiliser diluted to half strength. Once or twice a month.
Your Plumed Cockscomb plant is non-toxic to pets and kids.
Your Celosia Plant does not require extensive pruning, but it does benefit from careful shaping to look its best.
Pinch off your Celosia plant's longer stems to shape it.
Remove any leaves that appear to be sickly or have dried out. Leaves should not be pulled off; instead, squeeze or cut them with sharp garden scissors.
Remove any dead flowers as well, since this will foster the formation of new buds.
Is the colour of your Celosia plant's leaves changing? It may be due to root rot. Before planting, make sure the soil is amended with compost or sand, or add organic matter around existing plants.
Celosia Argentea plant is also known as the plumed cockscomb or silver cockscomb. It is a tropical herbaceous plant which is recognised for its vibrant colours.