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Polystichum aculeatum Pulcherrimum

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Irrigation Polystichum aculeatumTenere Umido
To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer. These plants favour quite regular watering, usually 2-3 glasses of water ; we advise in any case to irrigate every 1-2 weeks , when the soil is dry.

Care Polystichum aculeatum
Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. This plant in the spring, summer, autumn, winter assumes a green colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 60 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Polystichum aculeatum develops into a fern.

Temperatures Polystichum aculeatumPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development of the The Polystichum aculeatum , let's choose a partially shaded place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. 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.The Polystichum aculeatum is a plant which can be grown in the garden year round.

Irrigation Polystichum aculeatumTenere Umido
These plants favour quite regular watering, usually 2-3 glasses of water ; we advise in any case to irrigate every 1-2 weeks , when the soil is dry. To avoid that a scarce drainage could favour the development of fungal diseases, let's remember to avoid leaving water in the saucer.

Adversity Polystichum aculeatum
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.

Substrate Polystichum aculeatum
These plants need to be grown in a soil which isnít too drained. Every 2-3 years we should change the soil and place the plant in a larger container.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Cultivate Polystichum aculeatum

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 continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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