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Fertilization Clethra barbinervis
Shrubs develop new shoots and prepare their flowers during the spring period, therefore we must remember, by the end of the winter, to give it a good dose of humus or mature manure, or granular slow release fertilizer, to be added to the soil at the foot of the plant. During the spring we can choose a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, to mix with the irrigating water, every 20-25 days.

Generalities Clethra barbinervis
The Clethra barbinervis has a shrub- like development. The Clethra barbinervis is medium in size and 3 m in height; in the summer it assumes a white colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants have a sapling deportment, with a short stem with a small roundish crown.

Watering Clethra barbinervisTenere Umido
If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender. During this period of the year the the Clethra barbinervis needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 1-2 buckets of water .

Watering Clethra barbinervisTenere Umido
During this period of the year the the Clethra barbinervis needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 1-2 buckets of water . If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender.

Treatments Clethra barbinervis
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Soil Clethra barbinervis
Letís grow the the Clethra barbinervis in a specific soil for acidophilic plants, which slightly withholds moisture.

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

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Notes Clethra barbinervis

These plants need to be grown in a specific soil for acidophilic plants. 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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