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
Environmental problems of herbal apartment
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.
Hedychium coronarium - white ginger
Herbaceous perennial, 1-1.5 m inaltme, fleshy rhizome. Leaves alternate, decidue, language sessile 28-40 x 4.7 cm, narrow elliptic, apex long-acuminata, the acute glabra on top, the furry bottom steps. Flowering 4.10 x 3.6 cm. Bractei persistent ovat-triangulation, green, 4-7 x 2-4 cm, margins membranous.
Juicy perennial species, rizomatoasa. Leaves basal, linear, cylindrical, fleshy, 10-15 cm long. Floral stem is 45 cm long. Blossom flowers made up of 40-50 cm, arranged in Raceme 15-30 cm long.
Agapanthus species. Cultivation and maintenance
Lilium candidum - lily
Lilium candidum - geofita bulbous, originating in the Mediterranean region, rising to 600-700 m altitude.
The lily is a symbol of purity and chastity, became the symbol of the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel.
Allium croaticum Bogdanovic Brullo, Mitic and Salmeri sp.nov. in Croatia
Agave americana - herbaceous plant, perennial, rhizome drajonant. Arid soils increases in southern Texas, but naturalized in warm regions of the globe.
Agave blooms just once in its life cycle, from 80-100 years after the plant dies.
Galanthus nivalis L.
Bulbous perennial species with herbaceous matter, erect, bulb ovoid, dark brown tunic, 1.5 x 2.4 cm. Leaves basal, 20 cm long, linear-lanceolata, rounded at the top. Flowers generally solitary, clocks, accompanied by a shoulder 3-4 cm long, 3 tepale flower is composed of external and internal 3 tepale erection of about 1cm, biloba, white with green spots