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Opium poppy Papaver somniferum con fiori a peonia

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Exposure Opium poppySole pieno
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 don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.

Watering Opium poppyTenere 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 Opium poppy 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 .

Fertilization Opium poppy
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.

Watering Opium poppyTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the the Opium poppy 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 Opium poppy
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 Opium poppy
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 Opium poppy

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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