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Small-leaf spiderwort Tradescantia fluminensis Albovittata

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Exposure Small-leaf spiderwortSole pieno
We suggest growing the The Small-leaf spiderwort 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.Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.

Generalities Small-leaf spiderwort
These plants are perennial herbs. Small-leaf spiderwort Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 30 cm high. The Small-leaf spiderwort has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.

Fertilization Small-leaf spiderwort
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.

Watering Small-leaf spiderwortTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Small-leaf spiderwort 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 Small-leaf spiderwort
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 Small-leaf spiderwort
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 Small-leaf spiderwort

If desired, we can grow the The Small-leaf spiderwort 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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