Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can receive the sunrays during the coolest hours of the day. 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 Arrowleaf elephant's ear needs a minimum temperature superior to 15°C, during this time of the year it is best to check the night temperatures before setting it outside.
Generalities Arrowleaf elephant's ear
The development of the The Arrowleaf elephant's ear is This plant in the winter assumes a green colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 2 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Arrowleaf elephant's ear develops like a perennial herb.
Fertilization Arrowleaf elephant's ear
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 Arrowleaf elephant's ear
We suggest watering pretty often and regularly, with 2-3 glasses of water ; we should always wait for the soil to be clearly dry between one watering and the other. During this time of year usually it is necessary to irrigate 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 Arrowleaf elephant's ear
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.
Soil Arrowleaf elephant's ear
Place these plants in a soil with average, drainage, which isn’t too moist.
Notes Arrowleaf elephant's ear
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.