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Living stones Lithops karasmontana

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Cultivation 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.

Light Living stonesSole pieno
The Living stones should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light. These plants are grown in apartment or in a temperated green house; they can be brought outdoors when the minimum temperatures are above 15į C.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.

Water Living stonesTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 4-5 weeks before watering it. Letís remember that the succulent plants can withhold water inside their materials, therefore they need to be watered only when the weather is hot.

Pests 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.

Mold Living stones
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.

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peat
sand
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Bark
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Plant 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 mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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