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Plum pine Podocarpus salignus

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Generalities Plum pine
These plants are cone-trees, so their foliage is made up of needle-like leaves. When growing these plants tend to go up, developing very little in width, and they tend to have a columnar development. Plum pine Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 10 m high.

Exposure Plum pinePosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Plum pine in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Plum pine can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.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.

Watering Plum pineTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 buckets of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. 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.

Treatments Plum pine
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 aren’t 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 Plum pine
Locate these trees in a soil with average drainage, which slightly withholds humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Notes Plum pine

There aren't any notes. 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

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