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. 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 Puya mirabilis can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Fertilization Puya mirabilis
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.
Generalities Puya mirabilis
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are perennial herbs. Puya mirabilis Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 70 cm high.
Watering Puya mirabilis
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Puya mirabilis
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 Puya mirabilis
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isnít too drained.
Notes Puya mirabilis
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.