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Tradescantia sillamontana

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Light Tradescantia sillamontanaSole pieno
We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage. The Tradescantia sillamontana should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.These plants are grown in apartment or in a temperated green house; they can be brought outdoors when the minimum temperatures are above 15į C.

Fertilize Tradescantia sillamontana
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.

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

Water Tradescantia sillamontanaTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.

Pests Tradescantia sillamontana
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.

Mold Tradescantia sillamontana
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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Plant Tradescantia sillamontana

If desired, we can grow the the Tradescantia sillamontana in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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