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Straw flower Helichrysum bracteatum Monstruosum

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Watering Straw flowerTenere 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 Straw flower 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 Straw flower
The Straw flower has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the spring, summer, autumn, winter assumes a orange colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 90 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants have a one or two year development.

Exposure Straw flowerSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. 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.These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.

Watering Straw flowerTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Straw flower 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 Straw flower
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 Straw flower
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 - Straw flower

There aren't any notes. 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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