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. Let's grow the the Puya mirabilis in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.These plants don't like the cold weather during this time of year. If the minimum night-time temperatures are very harsh it is best to cover the the Puya mirabilis with non-woven fabric.
Feed 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.
Care 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.
Irrigation Puya mirabilis
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 1-2 weeks can be enough using 2-3 glasses of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Adversity 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.
Substrate Puya mirabilis
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isnít too drained.
Cultivate Puya mirabilis
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.