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Creeping charlie Pilea nummulariifolia

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Generalities Creeping charlie
The Creeping charlie is a perennial herb plant. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Creeping charlie Is small in size; in winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.

Exposure Creeping charliePosizione mezza ombra
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. These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15°C.These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.

Watering Creeping charlieTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.

Treatments Creeping charlie
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 Creeping charlie
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
1
4
0
0
1
continental
4
2
4
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
3
4
0
0
1

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Notes Creeping charlie

There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

  • Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Weddell - Urticaceae

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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