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Madagascar periwinkle Catharanthus roseus

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Watering Madagascar periwinkleTenere asciutto
These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants. Letís avoid watering the The Madagascar periwinkle excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water .

Generalities Madagascar periwinkle
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Madagascar periwinkle Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a purpleredpinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 50 cm high. These plants have a one or two year development.

Exposure Madagascar periwinklePosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Madagascar periwinkle in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.We suggest growing the The Madagascar periwinkle In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.

Watering Madagascar periwinkleTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Madagascar periwinkle excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.

Treatments Madagascar periwinkle
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 Madagascar periwinkle
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
5
1
4
0
0
1
continental
4
2
4
0
0
1
mediterranean
3
3
4
0
0
1

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Notes - Madagascar periwinkle

If desired, we can grow the The Madagascar periwinkle 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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