We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.We suggest growing the The Firecrackerbush In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.
During the spring letís regularly use a fertilizer rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour the development of the new vegetation; fertilization is done by adding fertilizer to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days.
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are shrubs. Firecrackerbush Is an evergreen; during autumn iIt assumes a red colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 80 cm high.
Letís avoid watering the The Firecrackerbush excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Notes - Firecrackerbush
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.