Morning glory / Care & Grow
The scientific name ipomoea tricolorglory of the morning:
Ipomoea tricolor :
ipomoea tricolor :Common Name(s) :
Mexican morning glory, grannyvine, morning glory, heavenly blue morning glory
The original home( native to)
southeastern United States.
Description and ipomoea tricolor
grannyvine climber plant morning glory, a perennial climbing plant, which is one of the deciduous plants. The leaves of the morning glory plant are heart-oval, about 15 cm long, with a full edge.
The flowers in the ornamental climber Ipomoea tricolor are bluish to violet, and the petals are red before the flower open and when it opens , it turns into a violet color.
ipomoea tricolor Growth Rate up to 12 feet in year or season.
ipomoea tricolor bloom frequency once every summer in early morning will bloom a lot in beautiful blooming Scene.
ipomoea tricolor age ( lifespan): one year one season
ipomoea tricolor flower age ( lifespan) Polycarpic
One day but every day will come back especially in warm weather or in summer.
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ipomoea tricolor is invasive plant in new mexico but in some country it dons’t consider from cultivation plants.
ipomoea tricolor propagation (heavenly blue morning glory) in pots or garden
ipomoea tricolor climbing plant, morning glory, is propagated by planting the stem cuttings, where the stem cuttings are grown in agricultural beds consisting of a good agricultural environment consisting of peat moss + silt + well-washed sand, and they are well taken care of until they are a rootstock.
ipomoea tricolor seeds (propagation) The seeds are planted in March or April, and the plant must be protected from cold air and also supported with a stick or a suitable support, and the soil moisture must be maintained through watering well.
propagate morning glory in water can happen absolutely able to be rooted in water but with reserve to a degree of water temperature and good fertilizer liquid.
ipomoea tricolor seeds should germinate within 5 to 20 days.
After the formation of the root system and the emergence of new leaves, the plants are separated into pots or planting bags, then they are then recycled in pots or larger planting bags until they are planted in sustainable land.
much water (water requirements) do morning glories need?
ipomoea tricolor plant, morning glory, needs moderate once or twice a week during dry periods (summer) without drowning or thirst, but irrigation is done according to the watering of the plants for watering , which depends on the needs of the plants and the environmental conditions in the region.
Attention should also be given to the watering process when the weather is very hot and the wind is strong, as this increases the process of transpiration of leaves to plants, as well as the drying of the soil, which makes plants need watering to compensate for the water lost due to increased transpiration from plants.
best fertilizer (food ) for morning glories?
ipomoea tricolor plant, the climbing morning glory, needs mineral (chemical) fertilization for take caring , neutral NPK 10: 10: 10 of the major elements: nitrogen – phosphorus – potassium, at a rate of 400 g / plant, from 5-7 years of age.
Provided that the fertilizer is added in two batches, the first batch during the month of March and the second batch during the month of August or once a month during the growing season as best caring
Biofertilization ipomoea tricolor.
It is possible to use biological fertilizers instead of mineral fertilizers to maintain the state of plants and obtain good growth, as well as to protect the environment from pollution.
Examples of biofertilizers include:
1- The use of bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen, such as Azotobacter and Azospirillium.
2- Using the Trichoderma fungus, which is useful in converting the rock phosphate present in the soil into a form suitable for absorption by plants.
3- Using the aqueous extract of compost or what is known as compost tea.
4- The use of humic acid, which helps plants to absorb the microelements present in the soil such as calcium, magnesium and iron in an absorbable form. It also helps in preserving the soil to retain water instead of losing it through leaching.
Light requirements ipomoea tricolor morning glory.
How much sunlight does Ipomoea need.
ipomoea tricolor plant, morning glory, is grown in sunny, brightly lit places, so that the plant grows well and achieves the purpose of growing it as a climbing plant.
As the light is important for the process of photosynthesis in which the plant uses the energy it derives from the light reaching the mechanism in the representation of carbon dioxide + water to build carbohydrates, from which the rest of the other nutrients necessary for plants are created.
Suitable soil ipomoea tricolor
It is very important to plant ipomoea tricolor plant, morning glory, in fertile, well-drained soil, free of harmful salts, as the plant is very sensitive to salinity, whether soil salinity or irrigation water salinity.
The plant must also be grown in soil that is neutral in acidity and alkaline, so that the soil PH is approximately 5,5-6,5, in order for the plant to grow well and achieve the purpose of growing it as a climbing plant.
Pruning and trimming Cpare ipomoea tricolor
Attention should be paid to the process of pruning and trimming the ipomoea tricolor
plant, morning glory. This is done by removing dry and broken branches, as well as stray branches infected with fungal diseases or insect pests.
The plant is also sprayed after pruning and trimming with one of the appropriate fungicides.
ipomoea tricolor in home
ipomoea tricolor plant, morning glory, is one of the good climbers that are grown in home gardens to cover pergolas and cubes, as well as cover unwanted places such as old tree trunks, and also cover entrances to give a beautiful shape to the garden.
The ornamental climber, morning glory, is also grown in the roof gardens, as it is suitable for covering the walls and cubes in the roof garden.
ipomoea tricolor uses
1- ipomoea tricolor plant, morning glory, is grown in gardens and public parks to cover pergolas and garden entrances.
2- ipomoea tricolor plant is grown in home gardens and rooftop gardens, due to the beauty of the leaves and flowers that characterize it.