It prefers partially shady locations, where it can be reached by the solar rays only during the coolest hours of the day. To allow these plants to develop as well as possible, it is best to locate them near a wall, a gate or an appropriate grate.The Strongylodon macrobotrys is a pretty delicate plant, which fears minimum temperatures below 15įC; during late spring it can be cultivated outdoors.
Cultivation Strongylodon macrobotrys
It has a climber development, for a correct development it is best to place these plants near a support on which they can develop themselves. This plant in the spring assumes a yellowgreen colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 20 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Strongylodon macrobotrys develops like a shrub.
Fertilize Strongylodon macrobotrys
For a balanced growth letís remember to mix some organic fertilizer to the soil around the plant, in the spring or in autumn; itís also possible to use a, slow release granular fertilizer, to be added every 3-4 months.
Water Strongylodon macrobotrys
The Strongylodon macrobotrys Needs regular watering, but we suggest letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let's take action every 2-3 weeks , remembering to water the substratum well with 1-2 buckets of water . We should remember that the climber shrubs are very vigorous, and sometimes need very abundant watering.
Pests Strongylodon macrobotrys
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Mold Strongylodon macrobotrys
They love not too drained, slightly heavy soils which withhold dampness a bit.
Plant Strongylodon macrobotrys
Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.