Salvia Divinorum is an herb which belongs to the mint family and is found in forests of Mexico. Due to its growing popularity, people have started growing the plant themselves but what they are not aware of is how to take care of the Salvia plant. Being a tropical rain forest plant, it requires special kind of environment to grow and thus taking care of Salvia plant is not an easy task. Salvia plant needs a high humidity and low light environment to grow. The soil used for the herb should not hold much water. The use of peat moss should also be avoided. Thus, in the process of taking care of Salvia Divinorum, it is extremely necessary to restrain excess water.In order to take care of Salvia plant and grow its branches, a stick (preferably a bamboo stick) should be used. The stick helps in supporting the weak and non woody branches. As Salvia plant cannot bear direct sunlight for long period so it should be grown under coffee plants at home. The plant dies slowly if direct sunlight is offered to the herb for more than 2 hours regularly. Hence, it is vital to provide partially shaded location in order to take care of Salvia plant.
The most crucial step in the process of taking care of Salvia plant is to know when to water the plant. It should only be watered when it is completely dry else the soil would start holding moisture and would lead to the plant’s end. To conclude with, if the above mentioned tips are followed appropriately, it would not be troublesome to take care of the Salvia plant.
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