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Crested gentian Gentiana septemfida

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Exposure Crested gentianSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. Since the foliage is used to be eaten, letís use specific insecticides and anticryptogamics, far from the harvest period.These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.

Generalities Crested gentian
The Crested gentian has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Crested gentian Is an evergreen; during autumn iIt assumes a blue colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 20 cm high. These plants are used in rock gardens.

Fertilization Crested gentian
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.

Watering Crested gentianTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Crested gentian 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 Crested gentian
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 Crested gentian
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 Crested gentian

If desired, we can grow the The Crested gentian in a container. 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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