The Rhaphiolepis umbellata has a shrub- like development. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Rhaphiolepis umbellata Is small in size; in summer it assumes a white colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Light Rhaphiolepis umbellata
We suggest to position the The Rhaphiolepis umbellata in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day. We suggest growing the The Rhaphiolepis umbellata in the garden; these are very rustic plants.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.
Water Rhaphiolepis umbellata
Water sporadically, with 1-2 buckets of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks . 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.
Pests Rhaphiolepis umbellata
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.
Mold Rhaphiolepis umbellata
For these shrubs it’s necessary to choose a rich and deep substratum , which presents an excellent drainage.
Plant - Rhaphiolepis umbellata
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.