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Cabbage tree Cordyline australis Atropurpurea

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Exposure Cabbage treeSole pieno
We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. We suggest growing the The Cabbage tree In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.

Watering Cabbage treeTenere asciutto
It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases. Letís avoid watering the The Cabbage tree 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 .

Fertilization Cabbage tree
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.

Watering Cabbage treeTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Cabbage tree 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.

Treatments Cabbage tree
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.

Soil Cabbage tree
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
0
2
0
2
1
continental
4
0
2
0
2
1
mediterranean
3
0
2
0
2
1

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Notes - Cabbage tree

If desired, we can grow the The Cabbage tree in a container. 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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