Plant which favours shady spots, avoid exposing it to direct sunrays, especially during the warmest 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.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Epigaea gaultherioides can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Generalities Epigaea gaultherioides
The Epigaea gaultherioides has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Epigaea gaultherioides Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a pinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 10 cm high. These plants are used in rock gardens.
Fertilization Epigaea gaultherioides
In the spring letís fertilize perennials periodically, using a specific fertilizer for flowering plants, to add to the irrigating water, every 20-25 days; or we can spread a slow release fertilizer near the plants every 3-4 months.
Watering Epigaea gaultherioides
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Epigaea gaultherioides
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 Epigaea gaultherioides
Letís cultivate our plants in a specific soil for acidophilic plants, with an average drainage.
Notes Epigaea gaultherioides
If we want we can cultivate the the Epigaea gaultherioides in a container. We suggest cultivating the the Epigaea gaultherioides in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.