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Lollipop-plant Pachystachys lutea

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Water Lollipop-plantTenere asciutto
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. Water sporadically, with 1-2 buckets of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks .

Cultivation Lollipop-plant
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Lollipop-plant Is small in size; in spring it assumes a yellow colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Lollipop-plant has a shrub- like development.

Light Lollipop-plantPosizione mezza ombra
Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can take in the solar rays during the coolest hours of the day. 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.We advise cultivating the The Lollipop-plant in a covered place, in an apartment or green house, as they don't like temperatures below 15°C: during late Spring they can be moved outdoors.

Water Lollipop-plantTenere asciutto
Water sporadically, with 1-2 buckets of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks . 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.

Pests Lollipop-plant
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.

Mold Lollipop-plant
For these shrubs it’s necessary to choose a rich and deep substratum , which presents an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Plant - Lollipop-plant

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

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

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