We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.
During the spring letís regularly use a fertilizer rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour the development of the new vegetation; fertilization is done by adding fertilizer to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days.
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are shrubs. Ixora Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a red colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 50 cm high.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
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