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European lily of the valley Convallaria majalis

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Exposure European lily of the valleyPosizione mezza ombra
The the European lily of the valley should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero. 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.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 European lily of the valley
The European lily of the valley is a perennial herb plant. The European lily of the valley is small in size and 15 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a white colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal.

Fertilization European lily of the valley
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.

Watering European lily of the valleyTenere Umido
During this period of the year the the European lily of the valley needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 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.

Treatments European lily of the valley
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 European lily of the valley
We suggest an averagely drained substratum, which slightly withholds humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
0
3
1
0
1
continental
4
0
3
2
0
1
mediterranean
3
0
3
3
0
1

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Notes - European lily of the valley

The European lily of the valley also has a pleasing fragrance. 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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