These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Clivia miniata Is medium in size; in spring it assumes a orange colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Light Clivia miniata
Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can take in the solar rays during the coolest hours of the day. We advise cultivating the the Clivia miniata in a covered place, in an apartment or green house, as they don't like temperatures below 15įC: during late Spring they can be moved outdoors.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.
Water Clivia miniata
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 1-2 weeks . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Pests Clivia miniata
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.
Mold Clivia miniata
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Plant - Clivia miniata
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental