These plants have trunks or roots which store nourishment, originating bulbs or tubers. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Nomocharis pardanthina is large in size and 1 m in height; in the summer it assumes a pinkwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Exposure Nomocharis pardanthina
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. The Nomocharis pardanthina 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.
Watering Nomocharis pardanthina
During this period of the year the The Nomocharis pardanthina 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 Nomocharis pardanthina
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 Nomocharis pardanthina
We suggest an averagely drained substratum, which slightly withholds humidity.
Notes Nomocharis pardanthina
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.