nertera / nertera
Refers to the family of madder. Fatherland - Central and South America, New Zealand.
General description : The only species grown in room conditions
Nertera depressa / Nertera granadensis (Nertera pinned or Nertera granadensis). He owns creeping stems with tiny rounded leaves. At the end of spring, it blooms with whitish small flowers. In the summer, vitreous orange berries grow as large as a pea. They can stay on branches for the whole fall and winter. Usually, later, as if the berries are dropping the plant, they are thrown away, but the nerter is a perennial plant, with an unmistakable care can live for a long time.
Recommendations for the care of the plant of Nerter:
Illumination : Photophilous, shading is needed only in the summer noon.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during the growth period, in winter it is moderate, by the measure of the drying out of the earth.
Humidity of the atmosphere: Periodic spraying with warm content is useful. For summer it is better to place on a fresh atmosphere (in a park or on a balcony), in a room protected from wind and from direct sunlight.
Temperature regime : In summer, the temperature should be moderate 20-22 ° C, in the winter cool 10-12 ° C, at least 7 ° C.
Soil : Very good bore is needed.
Recommended soil mishmash: 1 share of clay soil, 1 portion of leafy and 1 part of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once a month with complex fertilizers.
Breeding : Crushing the bush in the spring, seeds.
Transplant : if the nerf overwintered in the spring, until the flowering begins, it must be transplanted. The soil does not need to be compacted, it must be very loose.
The root system is shallow, the pots shall be shallow.
Pests : It is infrequent.
nertera - nertera