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.
Light Barbados shrub
The Barbados shrub 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 Barbados shrub
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 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.
Mold Barbados shrub
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.
Plant - 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 mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental