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aeonium

It belongs to the family of bollards. Fatherland - the Mediterranean, Peninsula Arabian.

General description : Aeonium is a typical succulent with fleshy leaves gathered into a rosette, the color of which varies from yellow to black. A couple of very common species have a completely different appearance.

Aeonium arboreum (Eonium treelike) . In this species, loose rosettes of leaves sit on the tops of long branching stems. Can grow up to 1 m in height. there are forms with purple-brown and approximately black leaves. Flowers of yellow color are collected in umbrella inflorescences.

Aeonium tabulaeforme (Eonium longline) . The socket has the form of a flat saucer up to 50 cm in diameter, the leaves are very tightly closed. The trunk is very small, usually it can not be seen from under the leaves.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Eonium:

Illumination : Light-loving, prefers southern windows.

Irrigation mode : Moderate during growth, winter outlandish, especially if the plant is kept cool.

Humidity : Does not need spraying.

In the summer it is better to place on a fresh atmosphere (in the park or on the balcony). Keep away from drafts.

Temperature condition : Moderate, in the autumn period of inactivity at a temperature of 10-12 ° C, at least 8 ° C.

Soil : Requires benign drainage. It is allowed to add birch coal or expanded clay.

Recommended soil mash: 1 share of clayey earth, 1 share of leaf, 1 share of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time per moon fertilizer for cacti and succulents.

Breeding : Child rosettes.

Transplant : In spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple years.

Pests : Rarely affected.

Tree Eonium - Aeonium arboreum

aeonium treelike - aeonium arboreum

Aeonium arboreum