|Brazil, Central and South America
|Ease of cultivation
|Difficult enough for growing.
|Can reach a size of 1 to 3 m.
|In a pot from 2 to 5 years old.
|In the summer: 75,2° F, in winter – not below 50 ° F.
|High, not less than 60%, the plant should be regularly sprinkled with soft water, keep the pot in moist peat.
|Direct sunlight at least 4 hours a day.
|Suitable fertile well-drained soil with a neutral reaction, similar to the substrate for violets. 2 parts of garden land, 2 parts of humus (leafy earth), 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 1 part of charcoal and a bit of crushed bark of spruce. Always use a pot with a hole.
|Moderate, in summer between watering the soil should dry well. In the winter 1 time in 10 days.
|From May to September, once a week, liquid fertilizer.
|The apical cuttings in summer in mini-teplichkah, constantly spraying and airing. Can be propagated by seeds, sowing them in a mini-greenhouse in a mixture of peat and sand. Seedlings appear on week 4-6.
|In the summer, bright yellow flowers.
|Every year in the spring.
|Features of care
|Young shoots require support. Especially high humidity and trimming are needed halfway in the spring after transplantation.
|The aphids are affected.