Synonyms - Epipremnum
Popular names - Ivy Arum.
Scindapsus pictus: satin Poth, Poth silk.
Scindapsus aureus: money plant.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in tropical Oceania and Asia.
Scindapsus pictus - glib plant, originally from Indonesia and the Philippines. Cordiforme leaves, green with white spots, 6-8 cm long, thin stalks, 3-4 cm long, adult leaves oblong-or cordiforme lanceolata, 10-15 cm long, petiole 1.5-2 cm long.
Scindapsus aureus - originally from Solomon Islands. Young leaves are lime ovataf acuminata, 10 cm long, dark green variegata with yellow leaves are cordiforme adult.
Requirements - high atmospheric humidity, bright light but protected from direct rays of the sun, temperature 20 ° C, minimum temperature 8.10 ° C. Scindapsus aureus leaves become green uniform in shady environments. In environments with low humidity, the leaves gain weight at the top.
Scindapsus require an organic substrate, light and well drained, pH = 6-6,5. The substrate is maintained moderately wet to wet summer days at 4-5, and 7-8 days in winter. Turorele muscles for increased vertical specimens should always be moist to promote growth of aerial roots. Cause excessive irrigation appearance of dark spots on the leaf lamina.
The fertilizeaza regularly once a month.
Propagation - multiply by cuttings of 10-15 cm which aibe 2 leaves in March-April. Cuttings require 15-20 days and 20-25 ° C, high relative humidity and peat substrate.
Can multiply and by marcotaj.
Diseases and pests - are attacked by aphids, mites, Botrytis cinerea, Erwinia carotovora, Pyrhium splendens and Rhizoctonia.
If brown spots appear on leaves, then yellow and fall is the result of too low temperatures, air currents or excessive watering.
Leaves that become fully green leaf is due to the lack of light, also if it is held in places too bright leaves become yellow.
Red mite develops in warm and dry environments. Check the bottom of the leaf.
Botrytis cinerea and subsequently cause the appearance of dark spots on the surface appearance of gray leaf plugs. Attacked leaves should be removed, and the land as if it was infested. The indicated treatment plant anticriptogamice products.
HTW Tan, See Chung Chin, Hsuan Keng - The Concise Flora of Singapore - Singapore University Press, 1998
Nico Vermeulen - Encyclopedia of House Plants - Routledge, 1999
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Bush or undergrowth, 30-60 cm. Leaves petiolate, oblong-elliptic, entire, 25-30 x 7-10 cm, spiny-toothed, crenate or sinuous lobate, grooved records and white ribs. Blossom terminal or axillary, pyramidal spike. Flowers Sesi, yellow bractei large to ovata lanceolata. Calyx 8-10 mm. Corola yellow, 3.8-5 cm, corolla tube 3-3.5 cm, upper petal is erect, about 8 mm, biloba, lower petal is tri-lobate
Plants with succulent stems, leaves and flowers unisexuate asymmetric, long pedunculate, grouped dichaziu terminal. ♂ flowers usually are obsolete, consisting of 4 petals oval, two of which are shorter, the ♀ consist of 4 petals equal, persistent.
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
Compositions with Camelia, Azalea and Hyacinthus
Camellia, Rhododendron and Hyacinthus - a simple way to celebrate spring is to cultivate these species.Brilliant blue of Hyacinthus "Blue Skies" with Hyacinthus 'Hollyhock', Rhododendron 'Vuyk's Warriors "and Camellia japonica' CM Wilson 'double pink flowers on a dark green background provided by Hedera helix' Heron's Foot" and Cymbalaria muralis "globosa "grown in terracotta pots on the balcony or terrace, without the need of transfer for several successive years.
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.
Herbaceous perennial, growing in groups, rhizomes and tuberous roots spindle. Strain 1-1,3 m, erect, slightly branched. Leaves 30-90 x 1.0-2.5 cm, green, linear, top acute. Blossom terminal cimoasa with flowers 6.12. Tepalele 7.10 x 2-3 cm, yellow lemons, outer tepalele have about 1.5 cm wide, the inner ones were 2.5 cm wide, ovoid. Blooms in June-July.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Palm mono, with one strain. Trunk erect, gray, 20 m high and 50 cm in diameter. Paripenat-leaves are compound, folio 200-250 pairs of linear-lanceolata. 4,5-5,5 m long Frondele and stalks are covered quarter length. Foliolele have 1,5-5 cm wide. Ribbed rachides may be green or bronze.
Saccharum officinarum - Sugar cane
Herbaceous perennial strain neramificata, 3-4 m high, 3-5 cm diameter. Roots of two ways, first type is formed from Butas after planting, are thin and bends, the second type of primary shoots grow roots flashy and less branched, with all the old roots are brown and dry.