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Alpine azalea Loiseleuria procumbens

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Fertilization Alpine azalea
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.

Generalities Alpine azalea
The Alpine azalea is a plant for a rock garden. The Alpine azalea Is small in size; in summer it assumes a pink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal.

Watering Alpine azaleaTenere asciutto
Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them. Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down.

Watering Alpine azaleaTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.

Treatments Alpine azalea
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Soil Alpine azalea
These plants prevail well drained soils, with a low PH.

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 Alpine azalea

When wanted it’s possible to grow these plants in a vase. These plants need to be cultivated 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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