Radermacher / radermachera
Motherland - Taiwan.
General description : Radermacher - evergreen indoor tree for single placement, 70 cm high.
The only species grown in room conditions is Radermachera sinica (Radermachera Chinese). The leaves are twice-pinnate, rounded, pointed at the end, bright, up to 2.5 cm long. The paint is dark green with clearly defined veins. There are variegated forms.
It is useful to periodically pinch to increase bushiness.
Radermacher is a rather unpretentious plant.
Recommendations for caring for the plant Radermacher:
Illumination : photophilous, but in no way tolerates direct sunlight.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter. The soil must always be damp. He does not adore in any way the overflow, nor the drying out of the earth.
Humidity of air : Periodic spraying is desirable, but the rader does not require any humidity of the atmosphere. Loves a fresh atmosphere, but without drafts.
Temperatures : Moderate, winter minimum 13 ° C.
Soil : Proper benign drainage is required. It is allowed to add fine gravel or expanded clay.
Recommended soil mix: 2 leaf elements, 1 share of sod land, 1 share of peat land, 1 share of humus and 1 share of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with complex fertilizer.
Breeding : Easily rooted in stem stems in spring.
Transplantation : In the spring, young plants annually, mature once a couple of years.
Pests : It is infrequent.
Radermacher - radermachera