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. Locate this plant in a partially shaded place, where it is exposed to solar rays during the coolest hours of the day.Let's grow the the Eastern teaberry outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero.
Feed Eastern teaberry
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.
Care Eastern teaberry
The Eastern teaberry has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. These plants are used in rock gardens. Eastern teaberry Is an evergreen; during autumn iIt assumes a red colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 20 cm high.
Irrigation Eastern teaberry
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 1-2 weeks can be enough using 2-3 glasses of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Adversity Eastern teaberry
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.
Substrate Eastern teaberry
Letís cultivate our plants in a specific soil for acidophilic plants, with an average drainage.
Cultivate Eastern teaberry
After flowering, fruits come. They need to be cultivated in a soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.