When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Duranta repens can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Fertilization Duranta repens
To obtain a florid development it is important to remember to fertilize our shrubs periodically; in the spring letís use a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, which will favour the development of new vegetation and of flowerings. We can intervene at the end of the winter, mixing a good dose of slow release organic fertilizer to the soil surrounding our plant. During the spring it is also possible to act periodically, with liquid or powder fertilizers, to add to the water when irrigating, every 20-25 days.
Generalities Duranta repens
The Duranta repens grows erect, developing a short stem with a small crown, usually roundish. These plants are shrubs. Duranta repens Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a yellow colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 3 m high.
Watering Duranta repens
Letís avoid watering the the Duranta repens excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 buckets of water . If we decide to grow a specimen of the Duranta repens in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites.
Treatments Duranta repens
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 Duranta repens
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.
Notes - Duranta repens
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.