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Soldanella alpina

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Exposure Soldanella alpinaPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Soldanella alpina in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. 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.

Generalities Soldanella alpina
The Soldanella alpina has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Soldanella alpina Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a purple colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 10 cm high. These plants are used in rock gardens.

Fertilization Soldanella alpina
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 Soldanella alpinaTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the the Soldanella alpina 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 Soldanella alpina
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 Soldanella alpina
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 Soldanella alpina

If desired, we can grow the the Soldanella alpina 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 alpine mediterranean

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