fatsia (aralia) / fatsia (aralia)
Refers to the Araliev family. The native land is Japan and Taiwan.
General description : Fatsia is a large (up to 1.5 m) solitary plant, with decorative, leafy, bright leaves. It grows hastily and is periodically cut for greater bushiness. Fatsia is quite unpretentious, especially the most common type of Fatsia japonica (Fatsia Japanese or Aralia Zybold). It has a compact appearance and a view with a cream border on the leaves.
Recommendations for caring for the plant Fatsiya:
Illumination : Photophilous, but requires shading from direct sunlight.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Needs regular spraying.
Temperatures : Moderate, in winter minimum 10 ° C.
Soil : Recommended soil mix: 3 elements of turf, 1 share of peat land and 1 share of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once a week with complex fertilizers for ornamental-deciduous plants.
Breeding : With stem cuttings in summer and seeds in spring.
Transplantation : Transplanted in the spring, at what time the pot is made tight (the roots begin to germinate through the drainage holes).
Pests : It is affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are cobwebby), thrips (grayish dots appear on the leaves).
The plant is allowed to help finish with a soap solution, warm rinsing and spraying with an actellite (1-2 ml per liter of water).
fatsia (aralia) - fatsia (aralia)