In order for the peony to bloom for a long time and please with its beauty, it is necessary to properly organize the feeding of the plant.
Fertilization in the budding phase
Feeding peonies during the period of budding will provide the plant with trace elements necessary for its abundant flowering. The following recipe is particularly popular among flower growers.
For a 10-liter bucket of water, take 1 liter of mullein infusion and 2 tbsp. l. nitrophos This fertilizer will be enough in the amount of 2 tbsp. l. for 10 liters of water.
Use the finished solution for root feeding. The consumption rate is 7 liters per adult bush.
Fertilizing during flowering
During the flowering period, peonies need phosphorus-potassium fertilizers. They not only make flowering brighter and more intense, but also longer.
To prepare fertilizer, use ammonium nitrate, potassium sulfate, and superphosphate, 20 grams of each ingredient. Add the specified amount of components to 10 liters of water. This amount of fertilizer is enough to feed 3 bushes.
Tips for growing peonies
In order to achieve the longest flowering of peonies, it is necessary to create appropriate conditions.
To do this, it is necessary to regularly conduct a visual inspection of the bushes and, when seed pods are found, remove them. When peonies begin to wither, it is necessary to free the plant from faded inflorescences and withered buds. In this case, peonies will not spend their resources on seeds.