For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Cyclamen mirabile in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Cyclamen mirabile can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Generalities Cyclamen mirabile
The Cyclamen mirabile has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the autumn assumes a pink colouring; it is small in size and can reach 10 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are bulbeous.
Fertilization Cyclamen mirabile
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 Cyclamen mirabile
Letís avoid watering the The Cyclamen mirabile 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 Cyclamen mirabile
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 Cyclamen mirabile
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Notes Cyclamen mirabile
If desired, we can grow the The Cyclamen mirabile in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.