corinocarpus / corynocarpus
Homeland - New Zealand.
General description : Corinocarpus is an evergreen shrub 1.5–2 m high. Leaves leathery, on long cuttings, elongated oval shape. Flowers snow-white, not striking.
Corinocarpus rather unpretentious plant.
Recommendations for the care of the plant Corinocarpus:
Illumination : Light-loving, in a warm time of the year they prefer diffused light, in the winter direct sun rays are useful, it is better to keep closer to the south windows.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Loves high humidity, needs frequent spraying.
Humidity is similarly maintained by placing the pots on a tray with pebbles or expanded clay, which is continuously wetted.
Loves the fresh atmosphere, but without drafts.
Temperature : Moderate, cool in winter at a temperature of 8-10 ° C.
Soil : Requires benign drainage. You can add petty gravel or expanded clay.
Recommended soil mash: 3 elements of sod land, 2 elements of peat land and 1 fraction of sand.
In the period of growth it needs regular supplements 1 time every 2 weeks with liquid complex mineral fertilizers.
Dilution : Apical cuttings are rooted in spring and summer.
Transplant : In spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple years.
Pests : Most often affected by shields (brown leaves on leaves and stems, which leave sticky secretions), spider mites (with a dry atmosphere, leaves and stalks are woven with spiderwebs).
The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).
Corinocarpus - Corynocarpus