If spring is a perfectly baked delicious cake, then the fragrance from hyacinths is more like the icing on the cake that makes it much better. Hyacinths belong to the lily family, and if you take a closer look, you can see that there is a tubular shape in every flower.
From the 17th century, The Dutch have been breeding hyacinth. When it comes to hyacinth, there are more than a thousand verities, and you can choose the one of your preference. The modern hyacinths are very easy to grow. In this article, we will see in detail how to grow and care for a hyacinth bulb.
How to grow?
If you are a person who loves to enjoy the strong scent of flowers, the best way to do it is grow hyacinth is large blocks. It also goes well with many spring bulbs. They come in many colors and verities. They are a perfect counterpoint for cup-shaped, beautiful daffodils and tulips. Most of the hyacinth is comparatively large. Almost all the verities are seven to eight inches deep. So it is important that you give enough room to spread. Make it a point not to plant too many of them in the same place. At the same time, do not plant too far from each other as their clusters make each other strong.
Sunlight is one of the most important aspects of any plant for growing. When you are planting the hyacinth, it is important that you plant them where they will have access to enough sunlight. If adequate sunlight is received, they will bloom to its fullest. If there is shade by the trees nearly do not worry a little bit of shade will not have any considerable effect on them.
Even though the soil pH levels play a very important role, it does not affect much the hyacinth bulbs. But it will better if the soil is slightly acidic. Wet soil is a strict no, and there are good possibilities that it can lead to the growth of floppy hyacinth. It is also important that you go easy on the organic matter which you will be using as a fertilizer.
The necessary amount of water is mandatory for good growth. Watering every alternate day would be perfect. Make it a point not to provide with an excess of water and the lower part of hyacinth can be easily damaged if the water is stagnant for a long time.
It is said that hyacinth has the capability even through the winters. Anything said and done the survival with temperature will depend on the variety of hyacinth that you are choosing. But for all kinds of hyacinth, it requires a chilling period for it to bloom. There will not be any issues in cold areas, but if you are living in high-temperature areas, it is important to keep things chill by letting them dry.