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Cancer bush Sutherlandia frutescens

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Watering Cancer bushTenere asciutto

If we decide to grow a specimen of the Cancer bush 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. Letís avoid watering the The Cancer bush 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 1-2 buckets of water .

Generalities Cancer bush
The development of the The Cancer bush is erect; in genereral in the lower part they have a pretty bare stem, while p many ramifications develop towards the top. Cancer bush Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a redpink colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 1,5 m high. These plants are shrubs.

Exposure Cancer bushSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw.We suggest growing the The Cancer bush In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.

Watering Cancer bushTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Cancer bush 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 1-2 buckets of water . If we decide to grow a specimen of the Cancer bush 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 Cancer bush
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 Cancer bush
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
6
0
0
1
0
1
continental
5
0
0
2
0
1
mediterranean
4
0
0
3
0
1

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Notes Cancer bush

If desired, we can grow the The Cancer bush in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

  • Sutherlandia frutescens (L.) R. Br. - Fabaceae

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

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