19
Oct
2008
Environmental problems of herbal apartment
House Plant

Plants suffering physiological changes to adapt to climate change.

This is the time when plants suffer transported inside a time of stress. This exchange of environmental condition than growth, flowering, fruit production and in worst cases, can cause plant wilting.

Indoor plants are mostly of tropical origin and requires high temperatures and stable at a high level of humidity. Errors that should be avoided plants are positioned close to heat sources (radiators), which give an air too dry, put them on air currents (near the doors and windows), to delay when entering the apartment because they would suffer because of too low temperatures during the night.

Plants in the window positioning should be avoided because it can create glass lens effect of sunlight, which will burn the leaves. Or plants thrive because they have not received enough light is available in less illuminated areas.

Sprinkling the plants must be done regularly but not excessively so as not to create situations of stagnant water, followed by root rot. It is important to use low-water limestone and chlorine in order not to create excess salt in the land that would destroy the roots.

If fertilizers are not regular and neadacvate type of plant they first show symptoms of pain (yellow leaves, flowers falling ahead of time).

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Strelitzia reginae - Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia is a genus containing five species of perennial, originating from southern Africa belong to the family Strelitziaceae.

Genus name is derived from the queen of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III of England, promoter of botany.

 
Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsetia

Description - shrub, 20-50 cm high. Decidue leaves, oval, 10-15 cm long needle, or pointed. Flowers small, yellow-green, surrounded by bracts 15-20 cm long, red, pink or white.

Tolerances - not tolerate too hot environments, usacte and poorly lit, leaves turn yellow and fall.

 
Corryocactus quadrangularis F. Ritter 1958

Corryocactus is a genus of cacti native of western South America, with strong columnare strains. Flowers are bell shaped. Fruit large overall, with thorns, edible.

 
Dracaena marginata Lemarck

Popular names: English - Red-edged Dracaena, Madagascar Dragon-Tree, Hawaii - money tree.

Dracaena marginata Lemarck is an evergreen species native to Madagascar, was imported into Europe in the XVII century. Bush by 6 m high, formed more vertical stems. Leaves arranged spiral, simple, Sesia, entire, linear, evergreen, green with reddish margins, 15-45 x 0,7-3 cm; nervatiuni parallel.

 
Lotus maculatus Breitf.

Herbaceous, with the stem wood, under-shrub pendulum. Strain up to 1.5 m high, glabra, gray-green silky, internoduri 35-45 mm stipele children. Leaves imparipenat, 5 folio; foliole 10-25 x 1 mm, subulate or linear, convex upper and concave lower edges entire, top obtuse-rounded, surface moderately pubescent.

 
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