Fatsia (Aralia) / Fatsia (Aralia)
It belongs to the family of Aralia. Homeland - Japan and Taiwan.
General description : Fatsia is a large (up to 1.5 m) single plant, with decorative palmate bright leaves. She quickly grows up and is periodically cut for more bushiness. Fatsia is quite unpretentious, especially the most common type of Fatsia japonica (Fatsia Japanese or Aralia Siebold). She has a compact look and look with a cream border on the leaves.
Recommendations for the care of the plant Fatsia:
Illumination : Light-requiring, but requires shading from direct sunlight.
Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Needs regular spraying.
Temperature : Moderate, in winter at least 10 ° C.
Soil : Recommended soil mix: 3 sod elements, 1 share of peat land and 1 share of sand.
During the period of growth it needs fertilizing once a week with complex fertilizers for decorative leafy plants.
Breeding : Stem cuttings in summer and seeds in spring.
Transplant : Transplanted in the spring, at what time the pot is made tight (the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes).
Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with a spider web), thrips (grayish dots appear on the leaves).
The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).
Fatsia (Aralia) - fatsia (aralia)