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Beard tongue Penstemon serrulatus

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Temperatures Beard tongueSole pieno
For a balanced development of the The Beard tongue it is advisable to locate it in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.The Beard tongue is a plant which can be grown in the garden year round.

Care Beard tongue
The development of the The Beard tongue is This plant in the summer assumes a purple colouring; it is large in size and can reach 60 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Beard tongue should be used for rock gardens,

Feed Beard tongue
In the spring letís remember to fertilize our perennial plants, using a slow release granular fertilizer, to add in one solution every 3-4 months. If desired we can also use a liquid fertilizer for flowering plants, to mix with the irrigation water every 20-25 days.

Irrigation Beard tongueTenere asciutto
Letís water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 2-3 glasses of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 1-2 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy. Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.

Adversity Beard tongue
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Substrate Beard tongue
Grow these perennial plants in a very well drained substratum.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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1
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continental
4
2
4
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0
1
mediterranean
3
3
4
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0
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Cultivate - Beard tongue

Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. 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 continental mediterranean

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