The Paradise plant should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.The Paradise plant should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.
Generalities Paradise plant
The Paradise plant has a shrub- like development. The Paradise plant Is small in size; in winter it assumes a pink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants have an erect development; in the lower part they usually show a bare stem, while towards the top they widen to form the crown.
Fertilization Paradise plant
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.
Watering Paradise plant
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments Paradise plant
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 Paradise plant
We suggest a substratum characterized by an excellent drainage.
Notes - Paradise plant
The Paradise plant also has a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.