Beloperone / beloperone

Refers to the acanthus family. Fatherland - South America

General description : Shrub, can grow up to 1 meter in height. He owns pubescent arcuate drooping stems. Is the leaf ovate or elongated-oval? Leaves and pubescent. Yellow-pink inflorescences in shape suggest shrimp. They consist of large bright bracts covering little white flowers. Can bloom approximately year-round. To form a viscous bush, the first flowers are cut off and in spring the stems are cut into half a length.

The plant is rather unpretentious, easily bred in indoor conditions.

Recommendations for caring for the plant Beloperone :

Illumination : They need bright but diffused light.

Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.

Atmospheric humidity: Requires regular spraying and washing under the shower.

In winter, in a well-heated place it is allowed to put on a pallet with water.

For the summer it is better to place on a fresh atmosphere (in a park or on a balcony) in a shaded room.

Temperatures : Moderate. She adores warm days and cool nights.

Soil: Recommended soil mix: 1 share of sod, 1 share of leaf land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.

During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with fertilizer for flowering plants.

Breeding : Stem cuttings easily take root throughout the year.

Transplant : Every year in the spring.

Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are braided with cobwebs), aphids.

The plant is allowed to help finish with a soap solution, warm washing and spraying with an actinic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Beloperone - Beloperone

Beloperone - Beloperone