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Hottentot-bread Dioscorea discolor

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Exposure Hottentot-breadPosizione mezza ombra
Succulent plants can also be cultivated in a cold green house, with temperatures which must be below 5įC for many species, but in this case itís necessary to keep them totally dry. We suggest growing the The Hottentot-bread In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Hottentot-bread in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.

Watering Hottentot-breadTenere asciutto
Letís remember that the succulent plants can withhold water inside their materials, therefore they need to be watered only when the weather is hot. Letís avoid watering the The Hottentot-bread excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water .

Fertilization Hottentot-bread
In this period of the year, letís remember to enrich the soil of our succulent plants, using, every 15-20 days, a specific fertilizer; fertilizers for succulent plants must be poor in nitrogen to avoid them from producing too much vegetation which would be easily attacked by fungal diseases.

Watering Hottentot-breadTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Hottentot-bread excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water . Letís remember that the succulent plants can withhold water inside their materials, therefore they need to be watered only when the weather is hot.

Treatments Hottentot-bread
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 Hottentot-bread
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Notes Hottentot-bread

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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