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. Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light.These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.
Fertilization Opuntia humifusa
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.
Generalities Opuntia humifusa
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are succulent . Opuntia humifusa Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a yellow colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 15 cm high.
Watering Opuntia humifusa
Letís avoid watering the the Opuntia humifusa 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 Opuntia humifusa
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 Opuntia humifusa
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.
Notes Opuntia humifusa
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.