Locate this plant in a partially shaded place, where it is exposed to solar rays during the coolest hours of the day. 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.Let's avoid exposing the The Stapelia flavirostris to temperatures below 15įC. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.
Care Stapelia flavirostris
The Stapelia flavirostris has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Stapelia flavirostris Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a purple colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 20 cm high. These plants are succulent .
Feed Stapelia flavirostris
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.
Irrigation Stapelia flavirostris
We suggest watering the the Stapelia flavirostris 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 Stapelia flavirostris
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 Stapelia flavirostris
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.
Cultivate - Stapelia flavirostris
If desired, we can grow the the Stapelia flavirostris in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.