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Living stones Lithops karasmontana

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Generalities Living stones
These plants are succulent . The Living stones has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Living stones Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 4 cm high.

Exposure Living stonesSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. We suggest growing the The Living stones In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.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.

Watering Living stonesTenere asciutto
Letís avoid watering the The Living stones 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 Living stones
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 Living stones
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 Living stones

If desired, we can grow the The Living stones 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 alpine mediterranean

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