The Saff flower 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. Exposure of the medicinal plants.Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight.
Care Saff flower
The Saff flower is a perennial herb plant. The Saff flower is medium in size and 65 cm in height; in the autumn it assumes a orangeyellowredwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal.
Feed Saff flower
During this period of the year, our plants need a frequent fertilization, to guarantee a good quantity of nutritional substances, useful during the development of new vegetation. We can add a fertilizer rich in nitrogen to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days, or a granular slow release fertilizer, to add to the ground every 3-4 months.
Irrigation Saff flower
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 2-3 glasses of water . We can use some medicinal plants in the kitchen, fresh; instead if we want to harvest them to use them dehydrated, let’s be sure about their balsamic period, meaning the period of the year in which every period has a higher quantity of active principles.
Adversity Saff flower
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 Saff flower
We recommend growing these medicinal plants in a soft and light, very well drained soil.
Cultivate - Saff flower
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.