The Elephant bush has a shrub- like development. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Elephant bush Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a yellowgreen colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Light Elephant bush
We suggest to position the the Elephant bush in a sunny spot at least a few hours a day. We advise cultivating the the Elephant bush in a covered place, in an apartment or green house, as they don't like temperatures below 15įC: during late Spring they can be moved outdoors.We can grow a large part of the succulent plants in a cold climate; some species can endure temperatures below 5įC, but only if the soil stays completely dry.
Water Elephant bush
Water sporadically, with 1-2 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 4-5 weeks . These plants are very resistant to droughts; letís avoid watering excessively; during the winter months we can avoid watering the plants located where thereís a cold climate.
Pests Elephant bush
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Mold Elephant bush
Letís prefer soft and incoherent, with elevated drainage soils.
Plant - Elephant bush
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. 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