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Himalayan poppy Meconopsis grandis Branklyn

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Generalities Himalayan poppy
The Himalayan poppy is a perennial herb plant. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Himalayan poppy is medium in size and 1,2 m in height; in the summer it assumes a blue colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.

Exposure Himalayan poppyPosizione ombreggiata
Position the The Himalayan poppy in a place where it can enjoy a few hours of exposure to direct sunlight, but only during the coolest periods of the day. The Himalayan poppy should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.

Watering Himalayan poppyTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Himalayan poppy needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.

Treatments Himalayan poppy
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 Himalayan poppy
The Himalayan poppy needs to be located in a soil with a low PH factor, which withholds humidity a bit.

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 Himalayan poppy

These plants need to be grown 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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