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.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the The New Zealand flax can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.
Fertilization New Zealand flax
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 New Zealand flax
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are perennial herbs. New Zealand flax Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a greenpurple colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 2,5 m high.
Watering New Zealand flax
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 New Zealand flax 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 New Zealand flax
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 New Zealand flax
These shrubs need an averagely humid, not too drained soil .
Notes - New Zealand flax
If desired, we can grow the The New Zealand flax in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.
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