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Temperatures Creeping willowSole pieno
When the minimum temperatures are very low we can protec the more sensible brushes by covering their roots with dry leaves or straw. Let's grow the The Creeping willow outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero.Let's grow the The Creeping willow in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.

Irrigation Creeping willowTenere Umido
If we decide to grow a specimen of the Creeping willow 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. Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 2-3 weeks can be enough using 1-2 buckets of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering.

Feed Creeping willow
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.

Irrigation Creeping willowTenere Umido
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 2-3 weeks can be enough using 1-2 buckets of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Creeping willow 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.

Adversity Creeping willow
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.

Substrate Creeping willow
These shrubs need an averagely humid, not too drained soil .

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

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This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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