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African-lily Agapanthus praecox

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Light African-lilySole pieno
We suggest to position the The African-lily in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day. If necessary we can extract the bulbs from the ground, during the vegetative rest; after letting them dry we should place them in a cool, dry and dark place. During the most indicated season we can plant them again.These plants don't like excessively harsh temperatures, with night-time minimum temperatures below 0C. during the spring in general they are grown in a covered place, moving them outdoors, or uncovering them, when there isn't any danger of sudden temperature drops.

Cultivation African-lily
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The African-lily is medium in size and 1 m in height; in the summer it assumes a blue colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The African-lily is a perennial herb plant.

Fertilize African-lily
Bulbous plants use nutritious substances stored from the previous year for their flowering ; this is why usually the soil should be enriched, during planting, with a slow release or organic fertilizer. Later we must fertilize with a specific fertilizer for bulbous plants, every 15-20 days, starting from the moment in which the first flowers are withering.

Water African-lilyTenere Umido
Let's wet abundantly with about 1-2 glasses of water , acting when the soil is pretty dry; during this period of the year we can water even every 1-2 weeks . These plants don't need too much water; staying in a soil which is too damp, can easily cause the development of rotten in the bulbs.

Pests African-lily
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.

Mold African-lily
We suggest an averagely drained substratum, which slightly withholds humidity.

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

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Plant African-lily

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 mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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