Wallisii Spathiphyllum is one of the most common plants of the genus grown as indoor plants. Appearance herbaceous, 30 cm tall, with short stem, oval leaves with long petiole-lanceolata. Flowers small, yellow blossom gathered in a cylinder surrounded by a white shoulder.
Grow well in an ambient light, but not in full sun, with high humidity. Grow well at temperatures above 12-13 ° C.
Grown in pots of 2 parts peat, one part leaf soil and sand. Grow quickly, doubles its size in one year. Winter must be kept at a temperature of 16-18 ° C are not fertilizeaza, there she be kept moist ground.
It uses a liquid fertilizer at 15 days between vegetation, or mineral fertilizer.
The wet 2-3 times a week with little water.
The spring before transvazeaza period de vegetation in pots with a higher extent.
Plant breeding is spring after blooming, by dividing the bushes, cut the retreat rhizomes, which must have 2.3 leaves.
The leaves and flowers should be cut from the past with a scissors.
Plants should be kept on the media to avoid infestation by Phytophthora, causing wilting of leaves, emerging green-sickness. Plant affected by Rhizoctonia and Sclerotium rolfsii is better treated with a soil disinfectant, and if you can not do anything to be thrown, not to affect the other plants.
When the flowers are totally green means they are past and can cut, cut diagonally with a sharp scissors.
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.
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.
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.
Juicy species, perennial, native to Madagascar, was introduced in Europe in 1920. The species is named after Robert Blossfeld. Undergrowth of 40 cm height. Leaves simple, opposite, succulent, elliptic to ovata, the strains are from the top of Blong-lanceolata, 2-10 cm long, red margin, crenate, glabra.
Bletilla are easy to grow, to shady borders, where they make a handsome textural combination with ferns.
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.
Musa sp. - Bananas
Herbaceous perennial, 2-9 m high. Fibrous roots may reach up to 1.5 m deep. Trunk false shoots. 6-20 leaves arranged spiral around the edge at first, wrapped trunk. Unisexuate hermaphrodite flowers in bunches, each bunch is covered by a red to purple bracts.
Agapanthus species. Cultivation and maintenance