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Opuntia humifusa

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Light Opuntia humifusaSole 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. The Opuntia humifusa should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.These plants aren't afraid of the cold weather and can be grwon in the garden throughout the whole year.

Fertilize 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.

Cultivation 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.

Water Opuntia humifusaTenere 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 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.

Mold Opuntia humifusa
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.

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Plant Opuntia humifusa

There aren't any notes. 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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