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Butterfly tree Bauhinia purpurea

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Watering Butterfly treeTenere Umido
Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots. During this period of the year the The Butterfly tree needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water .

Generalities Butterfly tree
These plants have a sapling deportment, with a short stem with a small roundish crown. The Butterfly tree is medium in size and 5 m in height; in the spring it assumes a purplepink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Butterfly tree develops in an erect manner and, as the years go by, becomes a tree.

Exposure Butterfly treeSole pieno
The Butterfly tree should be grown in a bright place, with direct 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.The Butterfly tree can't stand temperatures below zero; they should be grown in cold green houses or at least in a place where they are sheltered by the wind; when every risk of late freezings has gone by we can place them outside or remove the protections.

Watering Butterfly treeTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Butterfly tree needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.

Treatments Butterfly tree
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 Butterfly tree
The Butterfly tree favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Notes Butterfly tree

There aren't any notes. 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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