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Flax Linum arboreum

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Exposure FlaxSole pieno
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. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Flax can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.

Fertilization Flax
Before placing the annuals, letís enrich the soil with a small dose of organic fertilizer or slow release granular chemical fertilizer; during the spring we should use a specific fertilizer for flowering plants to be mixed with the irrigating water, to be used every 20-30 days.

Generalities Flax
The Flax has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. These plants are used in rock gardens. Flax Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a yellow colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 30 cm high.

Watering FlaxTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Flax 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 Flax
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 Flax
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 - Flax

If desired, we can grow the The Flax 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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