Acokanthera

Acokanthera

Life form Shrub, tree
Family Myrtaceae
Origin South Africa
Ease of cultivation Easy with small difficulties.
The size Can reach a height of more than 1 m.
Growth rate Average
Lifespan Perennial
Temperature In summer: in the warmth, in winter it is resistant to very low (even minus) temperatures.
Humidity Average
Lighting A sunny place, at least a few hours a day of direct sunlight.
The soil Ready-to-use well drained soil   general purpose. Does not require too fertile soil.
Watering Moderate, preferably with soft water. Between watering the soil should dry a little, but it also tolerates constantly moist soil.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn, every two weeks.
Reproduction The apical cuttings at a soil temperature of 77 ° F. Root under the glass.
Bloom From February to April, depending on the culture.
Transfer Up to three years of age each year after flowering. In the future, once in 2-3 years.
Features of care For the summer it is good to take the plant in the garden.
Difficulties Affected occasionally scale insects, spider mites.
Air cleaning
Toxicity Very toxic


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