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Cistanthe tweedyi Lewisia George Henley

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Fertilization Cistanthe tweedyi
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.

Generalities Cistanthe tweedyi
These plants are used in rock gardens. Cistanthe tweedyi Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a pink colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 15 cm high. The Cistanthe tweedyi has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.

Watering Cistanthe tweedyiTenere 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 Cistanthe tweedyi 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 .

Watering Cistanthe tweedyiTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Cistanthe tweedyi 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 Cistanthe tweedyi
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 Cistanthe tweedyi
These perennial plants favour specific soils for acidophilic plants, with a good drainage.

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 Cistanthe tweedyi

If we want we can cultivate the The Cistanthe tweedyi in a container. We suggest cultivating the The Cistanthe tweedyi in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. 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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