Let's avoid exposing apartment plants to direct sunlight, which could damage the leaves, especially during the hottest months of the year. We should prefer a bright position, but with filtered light. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Agapetes macrantha in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.The Agapetes macrantha needs a minimum temperature superior to 15įC, during this time of the year it is best to check the night temperatures before setting it outside.
Fertilization Agapetes macrantha
In the spring letís use a fertilizer every 15-20 days, melting it in the water which we use to irrigate; we can choose a fertilizer for flowering plants or green plants, rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour a balanced development of the new vegetation. Otherwise we can, if we want to, use a slow release fertilizer, to add to the soil, every 3-4 months.
Generalities Agapetes macrantha
It has a climber development, for a correct development it is best to place these plants near a support on which they can develop themselves. The Agapetes macrantha develops like a shrub. This plant in the winter assumes a pink colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 2 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter.
Watering Agapetes macrantha
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 2-3 glasses of water every 1-2 weeks . To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer.
Treatments Agapetes macrantha
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Soil Agapetes macrantha
The Agapetes macrantha needs to be cultivated in a well drained, dissolved, acid soil. Every 2-3 years, we should repot the plant.
Notes Agapetes macrantha
The Agapetes macrantha needs to be cultivated in an acid substratum, with a PH level lower than 5. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.