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Spanish moss Tillandsia usneoides

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Generalities Spanish moss
These plants are perennial herbs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Spanish moss Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a greensand colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 50 cm high.

Exposure Spanish mossPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Spanish moss in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. We suggest growing the The Spanish moss In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.

Watering Spanish mossTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Spanish moss 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 Spanish moss
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 Spanish moss
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
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
0
2
0
2
1
continental
4
0
2
0
2
1
mediterranean
3
0
2
0
2
1

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Notes Spanish moss

If desired, we can grow the The Spanish moss 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

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