For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Strawberry tree in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. During the winter months we can cover a portion of the soil near the roots with dry leaves or other mulch tissue; in this manner we will protect the plant from the harsh climate.The Strawberry tree plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures.
Generalities Strawberry tree
They tend to develop like erect small trees. This plant in the summer assumes a green colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 4 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Strawberry tree develops like a shrub.
Fertilization Strawberry tree
Letís remember to fertilize our shrubs often; we can fertilize enriching our soil with manure, at the end of the winter; or we can give it a fertilizer for flowering plants, every 20-25 days, when watering. If the shrubs are large or cover a large area, we can use a slow release granular fertilizer, to be used every 3-4 months. In the spring letís favour fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour the development of a new vegetation and of flowerings.
Watering Strawberry tree
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 buckets of water every 2-3 weeks . Concerning those specimens grown in vases, let's remember that usually they need more watering, compared to the same shrubs placed in the ground. Moreover, they are often more sensible to temperatures, either very high or very low, and to radical apparatus diseases.
Treatments Strawberry tree
Soil Strawberry tree
These shrubs favour a soft and deep, but well drained soil.
Notes Strawberry tree
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.