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Exposure Eleagnus angustifoliaSole pieno
These plants are cultivated in small vases, therefore we suggest placing the containers in a place sheltered from the sun during the hottest weeks of the summer. During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Eleagnus angustifolia can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.

Watering Eleagnus angustifoliaTenere asciutto
These plants are located in vases; to avoid them from enduring long periods of drought we suggest to check the moisture of the substratum in the vase periodically. Letís avoid watering the the Eleagnus angustifolia 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 2-3 glasses of water .

Fertilization Eleagnus angustifolia
Bonsai are grown in very small containers, that's why itís good to add small doses of fertilizer frequently, so that the plants always have the right dose of nutrients. In the spring letís use specific fertilizers, rich in nitrogen and potassium, every 20-25 days.

Watering Eleagnus angustifoliaTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the the Eleagnus angustifolia 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 2-3 glasses of water . These plants are located in vases; to avoid them from enduring long periods of drought we suggest to check the moisture of the substratum in the vase periodically.

Treatments Eleagnus angustifolia
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 Eleagnus angustifolia
We suggest cultivating these bonsai in a soft and light, very well drained, soil.

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peat
sand
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continental
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mediterranean
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Notes - Eleagnus angustifolia

If desired, we can grow the the Eleagnus angustifolia 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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