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Flower of the day: the rational and wise netted grass is also the guardian plant of Virgo

Netted grass is named for its clear and uniform lines on its leaves. Its plant is small and exquisite, leaf color elegant, very suitable for placed on the desk, windowsill, the market common red, white color, has been loved by everyone. So do you know how to raise netted grass?

Words of netted grass: rational and wise.

Virgo Guardian plant: netted grass.

Flower divination: rational and wise netted grass has the power to promote flexible mind and careful work.


Reticulate grass likes medium intensity of light, and scattering light is the best. But the shade tolerance is also strong. It's best to put it by a bright window indoors. Pay attention not to have direct light, especially the strong light in summer. The strong sunlight will make the leaf edge of nettle grass scorch and fall off. However, in the long-term too shady environment, the stems and leaves of netted grass are easy to grow too long and thin.

Can netted grass be put indoors?

Netted grass is not toxic, we can rest assured that indoor breeding. Netted grass is a small potted plant with light posture and small size. Because of its clear vein, elegant color and symmetrical texture, it is popular in Europe and America. In Europe and the United States windowsill, balcony and living room has been very common, that netted grass has a special charm. Netted grass leaves fresh and beautiful, especially suitable for potted ornamental Oh!


Reticulate grass is sensitive to temperature and belongs to high temperature plant with poor cold tolerance. The optimum temperature for growth was 18-24 ℃. In winter, the temperature should not be lower than 13 ℃, and normal growth could be maintained at 13-16 ℃. When the temperature was below 13 ℃, the growth stopped and some leaves began to fall off, but the stem would not be frozen. If the room temperature rose, new leaves could continue to germinate. But if the temperature is lower than 8 ℃, the plants will freeze and die.


Netted grass likes humid environment. It needs higher air humidity in growing period, especially in high temperature season in summer. In summer, if the basin soil is completely dried, the leaves will roll up and fall off. But if it's too wet, the stem will rot easily. So in summer, when the topsoil is dry, it needs to be watered again. In winter, we can reduce the frequency of watering appropriately, follow the principle of "see dry see wet", and pour thoroughly.


The sandy loam with rich organic matter, aeration and water retention is the best. Peat planting is also good, which helps to keep the roots moist.

apply fertilizer:

For the plants with vigorous growth, the low concentration compound fertilizer mainly composed of nitrogen can be applied once every half a month, following the principle of light fertilizer and frequent application.

In addition to the basic maintenance of watering and fertilizing, it is necessary to keep a good plant type.

Netted grass can increase air humidity

Netted grass is delicate and exquisite, with bright leaf color. The clear grid pattern on the leaves often gives people a sense of elegance and vulgarity. In addition, it is very shade resistant, and can grow healthily indoors. Moreover, the branches and leaves of reticulate grass often droop when it grows up, so it is suitable for small potted plants. Netted grass can increase indoor air humidity, beautify the environment, also can produce oxygen, eliminate nervous tension and visual fatigue. When you are sleepy, you can have a look at the netted grass around you to broaden your mind and relax your nervous system.


In order to keep the plant beautiful, netted grass should be pinched many times to promote more branches. The old plants cultivated for more than one year, especially the pot plants whose leaves fall off due to the low room temperature in winter, can be re sheared to promote the formation of new branches. The cut branches can be used for cutting.


In general, the cutting propagation is used in netted grass. As long as the temperature is suitable, cutting can be done all year round, and the cutting effect is the best when the temperature is slightly higher from May to September. Cut the cuttings from the stems growing on the basin surface, about 10 cm long, generally 3-4 stem nodes, remove the lower leaves, and insert them into the sand bed after a little drying.

When the soil temperature is 24-30 ℃, roots can take place 7-14 days after cutting. If the temperature is too low, it is difficult for cuttings to take root. Generally, one month after transplanting, it can be transplanted into pots.