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Cigar flower Cuphea ignea

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Watering Cigar flowerTenere asciutto
As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish. Letís avoid watering the The Cigar flower excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water .

Generalities Cigar flower
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Cigar flower Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a orange colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 60 cm high. These plants have a one or two year development.

Exposure Cigar flowerSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants shouldn't be grown in the garden during the cold period; in autumn the plants usually perish, and should be eradicated from the ground.We suggest growing the The Cigar flower In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.

Watering Cigar flowerTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Cigar flower excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, we can interrupt watering, and let the plants perish.

Treatments Cigar flower
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 Cigar flower
They prefer dissolved soils, with an optimal drainage.

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

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Notes Cigar flower

If desired, we can grow the The Cigar flower in a container. 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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