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Feed Jatropha
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.

Irrigation JatrophaTenere asciutto
We suggest watering the the Jatropha every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with 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.

Temperatures JatrophaSole pieno
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. Let's grow the the Jatropha in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.Let's avoid exposing the The Jatropha to temperatures below 15įC. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.

Irrigation JatrophaTenere asciutto
We suggest watering the the Jatropha every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with 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.

Adversity Jatropha
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 Jatropha
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.

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Cultivate - Jatropha

If desired, we can grow the the Jatropha in a container. 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 continental mediterranean

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