The Asparagus scandens has a shrub- like development. These plants are climbers, therefore they grow leaning against supports of all types. The Asparagus scandens Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Temperatures Asparagus scandens
Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. These plants don't like cold temperatures, therefore in the spring it is best to place them outside only when temperatures are above 15įC.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 Asparagus scandens
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 1-2 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 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 Asparagus scandens
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 Asparagus scandens
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Cultivate Asparagus scandens
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.