These plants are succulent . The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. Barbados shrub Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a white colouring; the adult specimens are large in size and reach 10 m high.
Temperatures Barbados shrub
Let's grow the The Barbados shrub in a luminous place, with direct sunlight. Let's avoid exposing the The Barbados shrub to temperatures below 15įC. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.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.
Irrigation Barbados shrub
We suggest watering the The Barbados shrub 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 Barbados shrub
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 Barbados shrub
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.
Cultivate - Barbados shrub
If desired, we can grow the The Barbados shrub 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