For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Hymenocallis x macrostephana in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. If you desire cleaning the ground from the bulbous plants after flowering, wait for the leaves to dry; later itís possible to take the bulbs out of the ground and place them somewhere dark, cool and dry, until the best season to plant them again.We suggest growing the The Hymenocallis x macrostephana In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.
Generalities Hymenocallis x macrostephana
The Hymenocallis x macrostephana has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is large in size and can reach 20 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are bulbeous.
Fertilization Hymenocallis x macrostephana
Letís use a slow release fertilizer, or manure, when planting, mixing the product to the ground; during the spring letís mix, every 15-20 days, a specific fertilizer for bulbous plants to our irrigation water, starting from the moment in which the first flowers are withering.
Watering Hymenocallis x macrostephana
Letís avoid watering the The Hymenocallis x macrostephana excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water . We suggest not to exceed with the waterings: if the soil remains damp too long, it can favour the development of rotten in the bulbs.
Treatments Hymenocallis x macrostephana
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Hymenocallis x macrostephana
Letís favour soft soils, with an elevated drainage.
Notes Hymenocallis x macrostephana
The Hymenocallis x macrostephana is scented; It can be grown in a vase when desired. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
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