These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15įC. 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 Viper's bowstring hemp should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.
Generalities Viper's bowstring hemp
The Viper's bowstring hemp is a perennial herb plant. The Viper's bowstring hemp Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a yellowgreen 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 Viper's bowstring hemp
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 Viper's bowstring hemp
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Treatments Viper's bowstring hemp
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 Viper's bowstring hemp
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Notes Viper's bowstring hemp
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.