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Aphelandra squarrosa Louisae

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Care Aphelandra squarrosa
The Aphelandra squarrosa Is medium in size; in summer it assumes a yellow colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Aphelandra squarrosa is a perennial herb plant. Feed Aphelandra squarrosa
During this period of the year it's good to fertilize our plants every 15-20 days; letís choose a specific fertilizer, for house plants, flowering or green ones, to add to the water used to irrigate. We should prefer fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour flowering and the development of new vegetation. Temperatures Aphelandra squarrosaSole pieno
These plants don't like cold temperatures, therefore in the spring it is best to place them outside only when temperatures are above 15įC. Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight.Let's position the plants where they can enjoy a good source of light,yet avoiding direct sunshine, which could cause antiaesthetic burnings on the foliage. Irrigation Aphelandra squarrosaTenere Umido
The Aphelandra squarrosa needs to be watered quite frequently, every 1-2 weeks ; if there are abundant rains we can diminish watering, which should be done only when the soil is dry. The suggested quantity is 2-3 glasses of water . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots. Adversity Aphelandra squarrosa
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 Aphelandra squarrosa
The Aphelandra squarrosa favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.
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peat
sand
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Pumice
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alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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