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Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica

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Exposure CrapemyrtlePosizione mezza ombra
These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside. Letís remember that bonsai usually are grown in quite contained containers; this is why we suggest moving the vases in a slightly shaded place during the hottest weeks of the summer.It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.

Generalities Crapemyrtle
The Crapemyrtle has a shrub- like development. The Crapemyrtle is small in size and 70 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a purplepinkwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants have a sapling deportment, with a short stem with a small roundish crown.

Fertilization Crapemyrtle
During the spring months letís fertilize our bonsai plants using a specific fertilizer every 20-25 days; during this period of the year the fertilizer must be rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour the development of new vegetation.

Watering CrapemyrtleTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 10-11 days with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Letís frequently check the soil of our bonsai, to avoid it from remaining dry for long periods of time.

Treatments Crapemyrtle
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Soil Crapemyrtle
These plants need a substratum with an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
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mediterranean
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Notes - Crapemyrtle

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. 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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