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Loropetalum chinense

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Generalities Loropetalum chinense
These plants are shrubs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Loropetalum chinense Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a pinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 1,5 m high.

Exposure Loropetalum chinenseSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw.

Watering Loropetalum chinenseTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Loropetalum chinense 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 Loropetalum chinense
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 aren’t 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 Loropetalum chinense
These shrubs need an averagely humid, not too 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 - Loropetalum chinense

If desired, we can grow the The Loropetalum chinense in a container. 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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