The Polystichum munitum should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero. 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.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.
Generalities Polystichum munitum
The Polystichum munitum develops like a fern. The Polystichum munitum Is medium in size; in spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form.
Fertilization Polystichum munitum
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 Polystichum munitum
During this period of the year the The Polystichum munitum needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Treatments Polystichum munitum
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 Polystichum munitum
The Polystichum munitum favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.
Notes Polystichum munitum
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.