These plants are shrubs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Daphne retusa Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a redpink colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 1 m high.
Exposure Daphne retusa
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.
Watering Daphne retusa
Letís avoid watering the The Daphne retusa excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Daphne retusa
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.
Soil Daphne retusa
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes Daphne retusa
The Daphne retusa is scented. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.