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Exposure Hebe alicansSole pieno
During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The Hebe alicans can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero. 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.

Generalities Hebe alicans
These plants are shrubs. Hebe alicans Is an evergreen; during summer iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 50 cm high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub.

Fertilization Hebe alicans
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.

Watering Hebe alicansTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Hebe alicans 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 Hebe alicans 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 Hebe alicans
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 Hebe alicans
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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Notes Hebe alicans

If desired, we can grow the The Hebe alicans in a container. 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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