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Viper's bowstring hemp Sansevieria trifascata Hanii

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Generalities Viper's bowstring hemp
Viper's bowstring hemp Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 30 cm high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are perennial herbs. Fertilization Viper's bowstring hemp
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. Exposure Viper's bowstring hempPosizione mezza ombra
We suggest growing the The Viper's bowstring hemp In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside. For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Viper's bowstring hemp in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. Watering Viper's bowstring hempTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Viper's bowstring hemp excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases. Treatments Viper's bowstring hemp
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 Viper's bowstring hemp
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Climate
peat
sand
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Pumice
Bark
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alpine
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continental
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2
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mediterranean
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Notes - Viper's bowstring hemp

If desired, we can grow the The Viper's bowstring hemp 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 alpine mediterranean write a comment on this plant.