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Petasites officinalis

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Exposure Petasites officinalisPosizione mezza ombra
It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. Exposure of the medicinal plants.The Petasites officinalis should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.

Generalities Petasites officinalis
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Petasites officinalis is medium in size and 1,8 m in height; in the summer it assumes a green colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Petasites officinalis is a perennial herb plant.

Fertilization Petasites officinalis
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.

Watering Petasites officinalisTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Petasites officinalis needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 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.

Treatments Petasites officinalis
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.

Soil Petasites officinalis
These medicinal plants need a slightly heavy soil, which withholds humidity little.

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

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Notes - Petasites officinalis

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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