solitary / soleirolia
Refers to the family of nettles. The homeland is Sardinia and Corsica.
General description : Named for the name of Captain Soleil, who opened it. Sex appearance looks like a nerter, but does not form berries. The only species grown in indoor conditions is Soleirolia soleirolii (Soleirolia Soleiro). This is a creeping ground cover plant. Soleirolia is rapidly expanding. Its leaves are tiny 0.5 cm, round. Flowers are small, single.
Soleirolia is often planted to larger plants to create a floral composition, it is proud to only see that the plants are similar in terms of their contents.
Recommendations for caring for the plant Soleolia:
Illumination : Needs bright, but diffused light.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter. To water with warm soft water.
Humidity : Adores high humidity, sprinkle with warm soft water.
Temperature regime : In summer, it is optimal not to exceed 20 ° С, in winter 15 ° C, minimum 10 ° С.
Soil : Drainage is mandatory. It is allowed to add charcoal and brick crumbs.
Recommended soil mishmash: 1 share of clay soil, 1 share of leafy and 1 share of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every 2 weeks with complex fertilizers for ornamental-deciduous plants.
Breeding : Crushing during transplantation. Seedling has 2 days to own in the cool and does not water.
Transplantation : In the spring, annually. The root system is superficial, so the pot must be wide, but not deep. When transplanting the soil does not tamper with, leave loose.
Pests : It is infrequent.
soleyrolia - soleirolia