dizygotec / dizygotheca
It belongs to the family of Aralia. Fatherland - Polynesia.
General description : Disyfoteka is an unusual plant with palmate-complex leaves on long cuttings. The leaves are very dark, approximately black, with a toothed, serrate or wavy margin. Reaching a height of 1.8 m. The foliage of a young plant is similar to lace.
Disygotec capricious, they need to provide stable and error-free care.
Recommendations for plant care Disizoteka:
Illumination : Light-loving, but does not tolerate direct sunlight.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Does not love in any way overflowing, nor drying up of the earth.
Humidity : Needs regular spraying. Loves the fresh atmosphere, but without drafts.
Temperature condition : Moderate, in winter 17-18 ° C, minimum 16 ° C. Does not tolerate sudden changes in temperature.
Soil : Drainage is required. Allowed to add birch charcoal and brick chips.
Recommended soil mash: 1 share leaf, 1 part sod land and 1 share sand.
During the period of growth it needs fertilizing once a fortnight with complex fertilizer.
Cultivation : In spring, when soil is heated and with the use of phytohormones, rooting cuttings and sowing seeds.
Transplant : Annually in the spring.
Pests : May be affected by spider mites (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with spiderwebs), scutes (brown leaves on leaves and stems, leaving sticky secretions), thrips (grayish dots appear on leaves).
Recommended spraying an insecticide solution (actellic, decis, fitoverm, etc.).
Dizygoteka - Dizygotheca