Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. These plants have a climber development; to let them grow at their best, let's place them near a grate or a wall.The Scarlet passionflower can bear minimum temperatures a few degrees below zero; in general during the Spring it would be grown outdoors without any problems, but if the harsh temperatures should go down it is advised to cover it with non-woven fabric.
Care Scarlet passionflower
These plants are climbers, therefore they grow leaning against supports of all types. The Scarlet passionflower Is medium in size; in spring it assumes a redpink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Scarlet passionflower has a shrub- like development.
Feed Scarlet passionflower
For climber plants to develop without problems, letís act at the end of the winter, or in autumn, adding some manure, or a slow release fertilizer to the ground. In the spring, every 25-30 days, letís add some specific fertilizer for green or flowering plants to the irrigating water.
Irrigation Scarlet passionflower
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 1-2 buckets of water . These plants have a vigorous development; when the stem is wider it might need abundant watering during the long summer months.
Adversity Scarlet passionflower
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.
Substrate Scarlet passionflower
We advise growing these plants in quite deep and soft soil with an elevated drainage.
Cultivate Scarlet passionflower
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.