These plants are perennial herbs. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is large in size and can reach 1,5 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Exposure South American tobacco
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The South American tobacco can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.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.
Watering South American tobacco
Letís avoid watering the The South American tobacco 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 South American tobacco
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 South American tobacco
Locate these plants in a soft and deep, very well drained soil.
Notes South American tobacco
The South American tobacco is scented. 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