We suggest to position the the Ballota pseudodictamnus in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.We suggest growing the the Ballota pseudodictamnus in the garden; these are very rustic plants.
Cultivation Ballota pseudodictamnus
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Ballota pseudodictamnus Is large in size; in winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Ballota pseudodictamnus is a plant for a rock garden.
Fertilize Ballota pseudodictamnus
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Water Ballota pseudodictamnus
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 1-2 weeks . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Pests Ballota pseudodictamnus
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.
Mold Ballota pseudodictamnus
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Plant - Ballota pseudodictamnus
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.