These plants are rustic in the areas with a Mediterranean climate, therefore they can be grown outside. If a tree with a very thin trunk is put in shelter, it could be useful to secure it to a solid stake, which can keep it erect, and protect it from the damage caused by strong winds.The Wattle should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.
These plants are shrubs. Wattle Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a yellow colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 5 m high. The development of the The Wattle is erect; in genereral in the lower part they have a pretty bare stem, while p many ramifications develop towards the top.
Letís fertilize the plants when implanting them, or every 2-3 years, towards the end of the winter or beginning of Autumn. A good quantity of organic fertilizer, such as manure or earthworm humus should be mixed to the soil at the foot of the stem; in this manner we will supply it with a good quantity of nutrients and we will also improve the mixture of the soil.
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 4-5 weeks before watering it. We should pay particular attention to those plants which have been recently placed in shelter; during the years, trees develop a cospicuous radical apparatus, and need watering only if the climate is particularly dry.
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.
These trees need a dissolved soil with an optimum drainage.
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.