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Watering Kalmia augustifoliaTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Kalmia augustifolia 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.

Exposure Kalmia augustifoliaSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw.

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

Watering Kalmia augustifoliaTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Kalmia augustifolia 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 Kalmia augustifolia
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.

Soil Kalmia augustifolia
The Kalmia augustifolia prefers quite drained soils, with a low PH.

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 - Kalmia augustifolia

We suggest cultivating the the Kalmia augustifolia 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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