These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce. It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.The the Pachyphragma macrophyllum should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Fertilization Pachyphragma macrophyllum
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 Pachyphragma macrophyllum
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Pachyphragma macrophyllum is a perennial herb plant. The Pachyphragma macrophyllum is small in size and 30 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a white colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Watering Pachyphragma macrophyllum
During this period of the year the the Pachyphragma macrophyllum 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 Pachyphragma macrophyllum
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 Pachyphragma macrophyllum
These plants need a scarcely drained soil, which can remain slightly damp.
Notes Pachyphragma macrophyllum
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.