The Santolina pinnata usually doesn't have temperature problems during this time of year, because it can bear freezings although not too intense ones. Usually during the coldest periods of the year the aerial part of these plants dries; it will begin to develop again the spring after.For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Santolina pinnata in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.
Generalities Santolina pinnata
The Santolina pinnata develops like a shrub. This plant in the summer assumes a yellow colouring; it is small in size and can reach 75 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. Growing they develop a round-shape shrub.
Fertilization Santolina pinnata
In the spring let’s 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.
Watering Santolina pinnata
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 2-3 glasses of water every 1-2 weeks . Generally during the period of vegetatational rest it isn't necessary to water our perennial plants, which in many cases lose their aerial part.
Treatments Santolina pinnata
Soil Santolina pinnata
Grow these perennial plants in a very well drained substratum.
Notes Santolina pinnata
Seeing the quite contained development it’s possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.