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Willowherb Epilobium chlorifolium kaikourense

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Generalities Willowherb
This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is small in size and can reach 10 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are used in rock gardens. Fertilization Willowherb
During the spring months we can add a specific fertilizer for our plants, green or flowering ones, to the water of our water garden . On the market there are also specific fertilizer which come in bars or in granular form, to be planted near the plants to melt constantly in about 3-4 months. Exposure WillowherbSole pieno
These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.Our water plants can't bear cold temperatures therefore we can move them inside the house, placing them in large containers. Watering WillowherbTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Willowherb excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 10-11 days with 1-2 buckets of water . These plants need a great quantity of dampness; they should be placed on shores, or sea beds, or small ponds. If grown in a large container, usually the water should be substituted every 15-20 days. Treatments Willowherb
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 Willowherb
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alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Notes Willowherb

If desired, we can grow the The Willowherb 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.