Acorus

Acorus

Life form Herbaceous
Family Acoraceae
Origin China, India, Japan
Ease of cultivation Easy with little difficulty.
The size In width to 20 cm, and in height not 40 cm.
Growth rate Average
Lifespan Many years, if you divide the plant every 2 years and keep it in a cool place.
Temperature In the summer: the usual room temperature, in the winter not higher than 59-64,4° F. Good only for the cool of the premises.
Humidity The maximum. The plant should be in an aquarium or a high water pan.
Lighting Non-directional light or penumbra.
The soil Suitable shop soil for ferns, must be loose and breathable. For a mixture of homemade peat, a little sand and garden soil. Good drainage is required.
Watering The plant is marshy, the bottom part of the pot must always be in the water.
Fertilizer During the growth from May to September, once a month to feed a liquid fertilizer, rich in nitrogen.
Reproduction By dividing the rhizomes in the spring.
Bloom Spicate inflorescences, at home, do not flower.
Transfer Every 2-3 years, when the plant will become cramped in a pot.
Features of care It is impossible to allow soil depletion.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mites, rarely infects pests.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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