These plants are bulbeous. The Florist's cyclamen has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the winter assumes a red colouring; it is small in size and can reach 20 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Exposure Florist's cyclamen
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. We suggest growing the The Florist's cyclamen In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.
Watering Florist's cyclamen
Letís avoid watering the The Florist's cyclamen 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 Florist's cyclamen
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 Florist's cyclamen
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Notes - Florist's cyclamen
The Florist's cyclamen is scented; It can be grown in a vase when desired. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.