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New Zealand flax Phormium tenax Dazzler

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Watering New Zealand flaxTenere Umido
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. During this period of the year the The New Zealand flax needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 1-2 buckets of water .

Generalities New Zealand flax
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The New Zealand flax Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a red colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The New Zealand flax is a perennial herb plant.

Exposure New Zealand flaxSole pieno
The New Zealand flax should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. 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.These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside.

Watering New Zealand flaxTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The New Zealand flax needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 2-3 weeks with about 1-2 buckets of water . 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 New Zealand flax
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 New Zealand flax
These plants are planted in a soft, but quite heavy, and not excessively drained soil.

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 New Zealand flax

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. 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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