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Fuchsia / Fuchsia

It belongs to the family oslinnikovyh Fatherland - South and Central America.

General description: Fuchsia is a bushy or ampelous plant with drooping bell-shaped flowers on long pedicels. Fruits - black berries.

Many varieties with a terry, non-double and semi-double flowers of pink, violet or red color have been developed. Fuchsia blooms profusely, even though individual flowers are short-lived. After flowering, fuchsia begins to shed leaves. Needs periodic pruning and nip. Leaves 2.5–5 cm long have serrate margins. Fuchsia stems and leaves have a reddish tint.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Fuchsia:

Illumination : Needs bright but diffused light.

Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.

Humidity : Needs regular spraying.

The humidity of the air seems to be maintained by placing the pots on a tray with pebbles or expanded clay, which is continuously moistened.

Temperature condition : 18-20 ° С in the summer, in the winter period of inactivity at 8-10 ° С,

at least 6 ° C.

Soil : Drainage is useful. You can add petty gravel or expanded clay.

Recommended soil hash: 3 elements of clay-turf and 2 elements of peat land with the addition of 1 elements of sand.

In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in two weeks fertilizer for flowering plants.

Cultivation : In spring, when soil is heated and using phytohormones, rooting cuttings are rooted.

Transplant : Transplanted in the spring, annually.

Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with a spider web), whiteflies (whitish or yellowish spots appear on the underside of the leaves).

The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Fuchsia Fine - Fuchsia gracilis

fuchsia graceful - fuchsia gracilis

fuchsia - fuchsia