The Ledum groenlandicum has a shrub- like development. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Ledum groenlandicum Is medium in size; in spring it assumes a pink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Exposure Ledum groenlandicum
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. The Ledum groenlandicum should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.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.
Watering Ledum groenlandicum
During this period of the year the The Ledum groenlandicum needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís 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 Ledum groenlandicum
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 Ledum groenlandicum
Letís grow the The Ledum groenlandicum in a specific soil for acidophilic plants, which slightly withholds moisture.
Notes - Ledum groenlandicum
When wanted itís possible to grow these plants in a vase. These plants need to be cultivated in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.