Bougainvillea Red Mahara
Hybrid bougainvillea, Mahara, is a vigorous, woody, evergreen climber with short thorns and large, green leaves. The double (extra petals) flowers of 'Mahara Magic' are red and add texture to the vine. The depth of flower color varies, giving them a distinct iridescence. Mahara Magic is a heavy bloomer, its abundant bloom year-round in warm climates, or from spring to autumn in cooler climates.It is vigorous plant and can grow huge, It needs pruning to restrain it.
Bougainvillea grow in Fertile, well drained soil in full light. The plant flower if grown under maximum light and stressed with dryness. Bring the soil to a state of visual dryness between watering. The best flowering occurs when the plants are brought to a slight wilt between watering. When watering, thoroughly saturate the soil until a little water runs out of the bottom of the pot. Growing in a clay pot will help maintain a healthy root system.
Fertilize with a balanced, soluble fertilizer every two weeks at tsp of fertilizer per gallon of water. Reduce the frequency during the winter months, especially under cool temperatures.
Good for a Hanging Basket & Container
P.S : Pictures in the pot are representative image as to how the plant will be when delivered.
For Bougainvillea pruning time, watering & manuring & abundance of sun light are the most important factors for great blooming. Normally hard pruning should be done between 15th October to 1st week November. This does not applies for newly planted bougainvilleas. Compost should be applied from 1kg to 1.5 kg depending on the size of pot & light watering to medium watering should be done daily if the pots are in full sun or if more then four hours of sun light. NPK should be mixed in water & sprayed atleast twice a month. Khurpi should be done once in fortnight. In ground the watering pattern would be once in three days . This is for winters.