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Fertilize Cyclamen africanum
In the spring letís use a fertilizer every 15-20 days, melting it in the water which we use to irrigate; we can choose a fertilizer for flowering plants or green plants, rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour a balanced development of the new vegetation. Otherwise we can, if we want to, use a slow release fertilizer, to add to the soil, every 3-4 months.

Water Cyclamen africanumTenere asciutto
We suggest watering these plants with 2-3 glasses of water only when the soil is perfectly dry, generally it needs to be watered about every 1-2 weeks . Let's avoid to exceed. To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer.

Light Cyclamen africanumPosizione mezza ombra
Let's avoid exposing apartment plants to direct sunlight, which could damage the leaves, especially during the hottest months of the year. We should prefer a bright position, but with filtered light. It prefers partially shady locations, where it can be reached by the solar rays only during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest growing the The Cyclamen africanum in a place where it's sheltered by frost; when all dangers of late freezings are gone we can locate them outdoors.

Water Cyclamen africanumTenere asciutto
We suggest watering these plants with 2-3 glasses of water only when the soil is perfectly dry, generally it needs to be watered about every 1-2 weeks . Let's avoid to exceed. To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer.

Pests Cyclamen africanum
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Mold Cyclamen africanum
These apartment plants favour very well drained soils.

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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Plant Cyclamen africanum

Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. 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

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