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Japanese laurel Aucuba japonica Crotonifolia

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Light Japanese laurelSole pieno
When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. These plants are rustic in the areas with a Mediterranean climate, therefore they can be grown outside.The Japanese laurel should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.

Water Japanese laurelTenere asciutto
If we decide to grow a specimen of the Japanese laurel in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites. Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 2-3 weeks before watering it.

Fertilize Japanese laurel
To obtain a florid development it is important to remember to fertilize our shrubs periodically; in the spring letís use a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, which will favour the development of new vegetation and of flowerings. We can intervene at the end of the winter, mixing a good dose of slow release organic fertilizer to the soil surrounding our plant. During the spring it is also possible to act periodically, with liquid or powder fertilizers, to add to the water when irrigating, every 20-25 days.

Water Japanese laurelTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 2-3 weeks before watering it. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Japanese laurel in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites.

Pests Japanese laurel
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.

Mold Japanese laurel
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
6
0
0
1
0
1
continental
5
0
0
2
0
1
mediterranean
4
0
0
3
0
1

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Plant - Japanese laurel

After flowering it produces fruits. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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