nertera / nertera

It belongs to the family Rubiaceae. Motherland - Central and South America, New Zealand.

General description: The only grown in ambient conditions view

Nertera depressa / Nertera granadensis (nertera pressed or nertera Granada). Speaks creeping stems with tiny rounded leaves. In late spring bloom small flowers whitish. In summer, mature glassy orange berries the size of a pea. They can stay on the branches all of the fall and winter. Usually later as if the berries fall off the plant emit, but nertera - a perennial plant, with unerring care can live long lasting.

Recommendations for the care of a plant nertera:

Lighting: light-requiring, only need to make shade in the summer afternoon.

Irrigation mode: Abundant in the growth period, a mild winter, to the measure of the land drying.

Humidity of the atmosphere: useful to periodically spray if heat content. In the summer a better place to fresh atmosphere (in the park or on the balcony), protected from wind and direct sunlight room.

Temperature conditions: In the summer the temperature should be moderate 20-22 ° C in winter, cool 10-12 ° C for at least 7 ° C.

Soil: Requires a very good drainage.

Recommended soil mishmash: 1 proportion of clay earth, 1 share sheet and 1 part sand.

In the period of growth needs a dressing once a month 1 complex fertilizers.

Breeding: Crushing the bush in the spring with seeds.

Transplanting: If nertera wintered in the spring until the beginning of flowering, it needs to be transplanted. The soil is not to stamp, it should be very loose.

The root system is shallow, the pots should be shallow.

Pests: rarely affected.

Nertera - Nertera

nertera - nertera