When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.
Fertilization Dasylirion longissimum
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.
Generalities Dasylirion longissimum
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are shrubs. Dasylirion longissimum Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 1,8 m high.
Watering Dasylirion longissimum
Letís avoid watering the The Dasylirion longissimum excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water . If we decide to grow a specimen of the Dasylirion longissimum 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.
Treatments Dasylirion longissimum
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.
Soil Dasylirion longissimum
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.
Notes Dasylirion longissimum
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.