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2008
Spathiphyllum wallisii
House Plant | Liliopsida

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.

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