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Salal Gaultheria shallon

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Temperatures SalalPosizione mezza ombra
When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Locate this plant in a partially shaded place, where it is exposed to solar rays during the coolest hours of the day.Let's grow the The Salal outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero.

Feed Salal
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.

Care Salal
The Salal has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. These plants are shrubs. Salal Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a pink colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 80 cm high.

Irrigation SalalTenere Umido
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 2-3 weeks can be enough using 1-2 buckets of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Salal 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 Salal
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.

Substrate Salal
The Salal prefers quite drained soils, with a low PH.

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

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Cultivate Salal

After flowering, fruits come. They need to be cultivated in a 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 continental mediterranean

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