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Lophocereus schottii

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Fertilization Lophocereus schottii
In the spring letís fertilize our succulent plants periodically, adding, every 15-20 days, a specific fertilizer. Fertilizers fur succulent plants must be rich in potassium, but poor in nitrogen, to avoid the plants from developing excess vegetation, which is easily attacked by fungal diseases.

Generalities Lophocereus schottii
The Lophocereus schottii is developed like a succulent plant. The Lophocereus schottii Is large in size; in spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a pink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants have an erect, columnar development.

Watering Lophocereus schottiiTenere asciutto
These plants are very resistant to droughts; letís avoid watering excessively; during the winter months we can avoid watering the plants located where thereís a cold climate. Water rarely, about once every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down.

Watering Lophocereus schottiiTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. These plants are very resistant to droughts; letís avoid watering excessively; during the winter months we can avoid watering the plants located where thereís a cold climate.

Treatments Lophocereus schottii
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 Lophocereus schottii
Letís prefer soft and incoherent, with elevated drainage soils.

Climate
peat
sand
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Pumice
Bark
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continental
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mediterranean
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Notes Lophocereus schottii

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 continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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