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Cardoon Cynara cardunculus

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Exposure CardoonSole pieno
Since the foliage is used to be eaten, letís use specific insecticides and anticryptogamics, far from the harvest period. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Cardoon can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.

Fertilization Cardoon
During the spring months letís fertilize our plants periodically, every 15-20 days, using a fertilizer rich in nitrogen. When desired, it is also possible to use a slow release fertilizer, to add to the soil every 3-4 months.

Generalities Cardoon
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are perennial herbs. This plant in the summer assumes a purple colouring; it is large in size and can reach 2 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.

Watering CardoonTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Cardoon excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . Medicinal plants can be used fresh or dehydrated; if we want to harvest them to put them aside dehydrated, letís get information regarding the balsamic period of the plant we have chosen, rather when the plant has a higher quantity of active principles.

Treatments Cardoon
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.

Soil Cardoon
Letís prefer dissolved soils, with an excellent drainage.

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

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Notes - Cardoon

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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