You know it's autumn when you start seeing mums in the stores. But what about growing your own chrysanthemums in the garden or how to care for indoor chrysanthemums? Browse the articles that follow to learn more about the care of mums indoors and out, including pruning information and common issues affecting these plants and how to treat them.
Chrysanthemums are quite hardy and easy to grow but crown gall of mum plants can occasionally occur. How do you recognize the symptoms in chrysanthemums with crown gall? Click here for tips on diagnosis and treating mums with crown gall.
Lighting up the autumn landscape with myriad colors and forms, mums are a welcome addition to any outdoor space. Unfortunately, the mighty mum has an Achilles heel: chrysanthemum leaf spot disease. Learn more about its control in this article.
Chrysanthemum plants are among the easiest perennials to grow in your garden. However, they are not immune to disease. Issues affecting mums include collar or stem rot. For more information on these issues as well as tips for treatment, click here.
Powdery mildew on chrysanthemums is one of those diseases that can usually be avoided with good cultural care. Click this article for information about mum powdery mildew symptoms and effective chrysanthemum powdery mildew control.
Chrysanthemums are hardy favorites for cooler weather. Their pretty, cheerful flowers brighten up spaces when others won’t grow. One disease to watch out for with your mums is fusarium wilt. Click here to learn more about managing fusarium on mum plants.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Chrysanthemums are a fall favorite. Healthy plants fully flower and remain beautiful for several weeks with minimal care…unless the plants are hit by foliar nematodes. Click on the following article to learn more about these pests.
Although the process of growing chrysanthemum flowers is relatively simple, there are some issues that may cause failure at bloom time, like chrysanthemum verticillium disease. Learn what this is and how to prevent it in the following article.
How long do chrysanthemums last? It?s a good question, and one that often comes up in the fall, when garden centers are full of beautiful, flowering pots of them. Learn about the lifespan of mums in this article.
If you see your chrysanthemum leaves turning yellow, you?ll have to figure out what is going wrong. This article provides information about problems with chrysanthemum plants. Click here to learn more about yellowing mum leaves.
Care of container grown mums can be a little tricky but if you follow some simple rules of chrysanthemum container care, you should be able to enjoy their blooms throughout fall and possibly even the next spring. Click this article to learn more.
Most mums are extremely vigorous and have few pests and disease problems but there are a few issues affecting chrysanthemums of which growers should be aware. The information found in this article can help with that.
Whether your Chrysanthemum will come back after winter depends upon which species you have. If you aren't sure which one you purchased, the best thing is to wait until next spring and check for regrowth. Click this article for more info.
Chrysanthemums, or mums for short, are loved by gardeners and florists for their diversity of shapes and colors. But there?s another reason you should be planting them all over your garden: pest control! Learn more in this article.
Gardeners delight in hundreds of different types of chrysanthemums, often classified by various criteria. To simplify the process for home gardeners, plants are often divided into eight distinct chrysanthemum plant types. Learn what those are here.
The chrysanthemum bloom season ranges from late summer into early winter depending upon your zone. In rare cases, mums are not flowering when they should be in full bloom. Learn more about why this happens and what to do here.
Potted chrysanthemums, often known as florist?s mums, are usually gift plants appreciated for their showy, colorful blooms. To keep them longer, repotting may be helpful. This article provides additional information on repotting mums.
One of the workhorses of the floral world is the common chrysanthemum. They are prolific bloomers, come in amazing hues, last long and are very low maintenance. Plant nutrition is essential to vitality and good growth. This article will help with feeding mum plants.
Mums are common gift plants found year around, as they have been tricked into blooming by hormones or manipulation of light exposure. Chrysanthemum houseplants require lower light to force blooms. This article will help with keeping mums indoors.
Chrysanthemums are one of the heralds of fall. Propagating mums can be from seed, started from division or even from cuttings. With so many ways to propagate it is easy to learn how to start mums. Read more here.
Overwintering mums is possible. Because many people think that mums are finicky, many gardeners treat them as annuals. This doesn't have to be the case. Read here to learn more about how to winterize mums.