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Garden valerian Valeriana officinalis

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Generalities Garden valerian
These plants are perennial herbs. The Garden valerian has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 1,2 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.

Exposure Garden valerianSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.These plants are to be considered as vegetables, therefore in case of parasites we should use agricultural parasiticides; before harvesting the leaves of the treated plants letís wait for the product not to be active anymore.

Watering Garden valerianTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Garden valerian excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . We should remember that itís possible to harvest aromatic plants, dehydrating or freezing them, so weíll be able to use them during the cold months.

Treatments Garden valerian
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 Garden valerian
They favour dissolved soils with an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
0
2
1
0
1
continental
3
0
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
0
2
3
0
1

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Notes - Garden valerian

There aren't any notes. 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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