These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce. Position the the Lathraea clandestina in a place where it can enjoy a few hours of exposure to direct sunlight, but only during the coolest periods of the day.The the Lathraea clandestina should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Fertilization Lathraea clandestina
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Generalities Lathraea clandestina
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Lathraea clandestina is a perennial herb plant. The Lathraea clandestina is small in size and 10 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a purple colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Watering Lathraea clandestina
During this period of the year the the Lathraea clandestina needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Lathraea clandestina
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Lathraea clandestina
These plants need a scarcely drained soil, which can remain slightly damp.
Notes Lathraea clandestina
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.