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Roscoea cautleoides

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Generalities Roscoea cautleoides
This plant in the summer assumes a yellow colouring; it is small in size and can reach 25 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The Roscoea cautleoides has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. These plants are bulbeous. Fertilization Roscoea cautleoides
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. Exposure Roscoea cautleoidesSole pieno
During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Roscoea cautleoides can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.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. Watering Roscoea cautleoidesTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant 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 Roscoea cautleoides
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 Roscoea cautleoides
Cultivate in a quite humid, not excessively drained, soil.
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 Roscoea cautleoides

If desired, we can grow the the Roscoea cautleoides in a container. 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 write a comment on this plant.