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.The western brackenfern should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.
Generalities western brackenfern
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The western brackenfern is medium in size and 60 cm in height; in the winter it assumes a green colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The western brackenfern develops like a fern.
Fertilization western brackenfern
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 western brackenfern
During this period of the year the The western brackenfern 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 western brackenfern
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 western brackenfern
The western brackenfern favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.
Notes western brackenfern
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.