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New Zealand nightshade Solanum aviculare

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Fertilization New Zealand nightshade
Shrubs develop new shoots and prepare their flowers during the spring period, therefore we must remember, by the end of the winter, to give it a good dose of humus or mature manure, or granular slow release fertilizer, to be added to the soil at the foot of the plant. During the spring we can choose a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, to mix with the irrigating water, every 20-25 days.

Watering New Zealand nightshadeTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The New Zealand nightshade 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.

Exposure New Zealand nightshadeSole pieno
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 New Zealand nightshade should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.The New Zealand nightshade should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.

Watering New Zealand nightshadeTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The New Zealand nightshade 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 nightshade
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 nightshade
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 nightshade

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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