It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. 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.These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside.
Generalities Cyclamen purpurescens
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Cyclamen purpurescens is small in size and 10 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a purple colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers.
Fertilization Cyclamen purpurescens
During this period of the year it's good to fertilize our plants every 15-20 days; letís choose a specific fertilizer, for house plants, flowering or green ones, to add to the water used to irrigate. We should prefer fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour flowering and the development of new vegetation.
Watering Cyclamen purpurescens
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Treatments Cyclamen purpurescens
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.
Soil Cyclamen purpurescens
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Notes Cyclamen purpurescens
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.