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Fertilization Crocus etruscus
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.

Generalities Crocus etruscus
These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers. The Crocus etruscus is small in size and 10 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a purple 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.

Watering Crocus etruscusTenere asciutto
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. Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 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.

Watering Crocus etruscusTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 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. 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 Crocus etruscus
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 Crocus etruscus
Locate in a deep and dissolved soil, with an accentuated drainage.

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

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Notes Crocus etruscus

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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