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Chequered lily Fritillaria meleagris

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Watering Chequered lilyTenere Umido
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. During this period of the year the The Chequered lily 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 .

Generalities Chequered lily
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Chequered lily is medium in size and 30 cm in height; in the spring it assumes a purpleredwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers.

Exposure Chequered lilySole pieno
The Chequered lily should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. 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.The Chequered lily should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.

Watering Chequered lilyTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Chequered lily 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 Chequered 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.

Soil Chequered lily
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 - Chequered 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 continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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