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Shameplant Mimosa pudica Sensitiva

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Watering ShameplantTenere asciutto
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. Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down.

Generalities Shameplant
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Shameplant Is small in size; in winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Shameplant has a shrub- like development.

Exposure ShameplantPosizione mezza ombra
It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. To prevent damage caused by the cold temperatures, during the months with definately harsh minimum temperatures, we can protect the shrubs by covering the soil around the stem with straw or dry leaves.The Shameplant can't stand temperatures below zero; they should be grown in cold green houses or at least in a place where they are sheltered by the wind; when every risk of late freezings has gone by we can place them outside or remove the protections.

Watering ShameplantTenere asciutto
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. 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 Shameplant
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 Shameplant
For these shrubs it’s necessary to choose a rich and deep substratum , which presents an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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0
1
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1
continental
5
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0
2
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1
mediterranean
4
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3
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1

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Notes - Shameplant

There aren't any notes. 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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