We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Episcia dianthiflora in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest growing the the Episcia dianthiflora In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.
Fertilization Episcia dianthiflora
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.
Generalities Episcia dianthiflora
Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. These plants are perennial herbs. Episcia dianthiflora Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 30 cm high.
Watering Episcia dianthiflora
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Treatments Episcia dianthiflora
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 Episcia dianthiflora
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.
Notes Episcia dianthiflora
If desired, we can grow the the Episcia dianthiflora in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.