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Calothamnus villosus

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Exposure Calothamnus villosusSole pieno
The Calothamnus villosus should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. To prevent damage caused by the cold temperatures, during the months with definately harsh minimum temperatures, we can protect the shrubs by covering the soil around the stem with straw or dry leaves.The Calothamnus villosus should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.

Generalities Calothamnus villosus
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Calothamnus villosus Is medium in size; in spring it assumes a red colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Calothamnus villosus has a shrub- like development.

Fertilization Calothamnus villosus
Shrubs develop new shoots and prepare their flowers during the spring period, therefore we must remember, by the end of the winter, to give it a good dose of humus or mature manure, or granular slow release fertilizer, to be added to the soil at the foot of the plant. During the spring we can choose a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, to mix with the irrigating water, every 20-25 days.

Watering Calothamnus villosusTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Calothamnus villosus needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 1-2 buckets of water . If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender.

Treatments Calothamnus villosus
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 Calothamnus villosus
These plants are planted in a soft, but quite heavy, and not excessively drained soil.

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

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Notes Calothamnus villosus

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

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

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