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Australian honeysuckle Banksia coccinea

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Care Australian honeysuckle
Australian honeysuckle Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a redpink colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 2 m high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are shrubs. Feed Australian honeysuckle
To obtain a florid development it is important to remember to fertilize our shrubs periodically; in the spring let’s 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. Temperatures Australian honeysuckleSole pieno
Let's avoid exposing the The Australian honeysuckle to temperatures below 15°C. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind. Let's grow the The Australian honeysuckle in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Irrigation Australian honeysuckleTenere asciutto
We suggest watering the The Australian honeysuckle every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with water. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Australian honeysuckle 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. Adversity Australian honeysuckle
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 aren’t 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. Substrate Australian honeysuckle
The Australian honeysuckle favours specific soils for acidophilic plants, with a good drainage.
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alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Cultivate Australian honeysuckle

We suggest cultivating the The Australian honeysuckle in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
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