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Catchfly Silene schafta

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Exposure CatchflySole pieno
These plants have an annual development, therefore when it becomes cold they deteriorate, and get completely eradicated. The Catchfly should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.The Catchfly should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.

Watering CatchflyTenere asciutto
As the cold weather arrives, in autumn, usually waterings is interrupted because these plants can't bear harsh temperatures. 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.

Fertilization Catchfly
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 CatchflyTenere asciutto
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 Catchfly
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 Catchfly
We advise locating these annual plants in a dissolved soil, with an elevated 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 Catchfly

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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