The Cuphea cyanea have a one or two year development cycle. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Cuphea cyanea Is small in size; in summer it assumes a orange colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Temperatures Cuphea cyanea
Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. Let's grow the The Cuphea cyanea In a cold green house or in the house, as they fear frost; we can move them outside in late spring, with minimum temperatures above zero.These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated.
Irrigation Cuphea cyanea
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 1-2 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 2-3 glasses of water . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures.
Adversity Cuphea cyanea
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.
Substrate Cuphea cyanea
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated drainage.
Cultivate Cuphea cyanea
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.