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Giant snowdrop Galanthus elwesii

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Generalities Giant snowdrop
The Giant snowdrop develops bulbs or tubers. The development of the The Giant snowdrop is Giant snowdrop isn't an evergreen; during the winter it assumes a white colouring; the adult species are small in size and reach 30 cm in height.

Exposure Giant snowdropPosizione mezza ombra
Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can receive the sunrays during the coolest hours of the day. The Giant snowdrop plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures.Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.

Watering Giant snowdropTenere Umido
We suggest watering pretty often and regularly, with 2-3 glasses of water ; we should always wait for the soil to be clearly dry between one watering and the other. During this time of year usually it is necessary to irrigate every 1-2 weeks . Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.

Treatments Giant snowdrop
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Soil Giant snowdrop
Place these plants in a soil with average, drainage, which isn’t too moist.

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

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Notes Giant snowdrop

Seeing the quite contained development it’s possible to grow these plants 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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