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The Jack in the pulpit is medium in size and 50 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a green colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers. Feed Jack in the pulpit
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. Temperatures Jack in the pulpit
Let's grow the The Jack in the pulpit In a cold green house or in the house, as they fear frost; we can move them outside in late spring, with minimum temperatures above zero. We suggest locating this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight during the coolest hours of the 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. Irrigation Jack in the pulpit
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 1-2 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 1-2 glasses of water . 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. Adversity Jack in the pulpit
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. Substrate Jack in the pulpit
Locate in a deep and dissolved soil, with an accentuated drainage.
Cultivate Jack in the pulpit
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.