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Stenocactus violaciflorus

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Watering Stenocactus violaciflorusTenere asciutto
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 glasses of water every 4-5 weeks . Succulent plants can also endure long periods of time without watering; usually as the climate gets colder they need less water, while during the summer months they should be watered abundantly .

Exposure Stenocactus violaciflorusSole pieno
For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Stenocactus violaciflorus in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. The Stenocactus violaciflorus needs a minimum temperature superior to 15C, during this time of the year it is best to check the night temperatures before setting it outside.A great part of succulent plants can endure low temperatures, even below 5C, but if were growing them in a harsh climate we must avoid watering.

Generalities Stenocactus violaciflorus
The Stenocactus violaciflorus is a succulent plant. The development of these plants is columnar, they grow aiming high with a scarce lateral development. This plant in the spring, summer, autumn, winter assumes a purplepink colouring; it is small in size and can reach 10 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter.

Watering Stenocactus violaciflorusTenere asciutto
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 glasses of water every 4-5 weeks . Succulent plants can also endure long periods of time without watering; usually as the climate gets colder they need less water, while during the summer months they should be watered abundantly .

Treatments Stenocactus violaciflorus
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Soil Stenocactus violaciflorus
These succulent plants need to be located in an accentuated and drained substratum. We suggest repotting every 2-3 years.

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peat
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alpine
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continental
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mediterranean
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Notes Stenocactus violaciflorus

Seeing the quite contained development its possible to grow these plants 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 alpine mediterranean

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