The Alyssum saxatile should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated.The Alyssum saxatile should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Generalities Alyssum saxatile
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Alyssum saxatile Is medium in size; in summer it assumes a yellow colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Alyssum saxatile is a plant for a rock garden.
Fertilization Alyssum saxatile
Annual plants have a quite vigorous development and need, during the spring, a continuous fertilization; when placing them let’s add some humus or mature manure or some slow release granular fertilizer to the ground. During the spring months we suggest mixing some fertilizer for flowering plants to the irrigating water every 20-30 days.
Watering Alyssum saxatile
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 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. As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures.
Treatments Alyssum saxatile
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 Alyssum saxatile
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated drainage.
Notes - Alyssum saxatile
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.