Beschorneria

Beschorneria

Life form Succulent plant, shrub
Family Agavaceae
Origin Mexico
Ease of cultivation Lung
The size Up to 1.5-2 m in height and width.
Growth rate High.
Lifespan 10-20 years old.
Temperature In summer: best of all is 71,6-77 ° F; It is desirable to have a cold winter, in winter it can withstand a temperature of even 14 ° F.
Humidity Very high humidity is required.
Lighting In the south or southwest window. Prefers bright sun.
The soil A rich, well-drained soil is required from   2 parts of coarse sand or perlite, 2 parts of garden soil, 2 parts of humus (leafy earth). pH should be from 5.5 up to 8.
Watering Limited, like all succulents. Can survive a prolonged period of drought.
Fertilizer During growth, feed it with fertilizer every 2-3 weeks.
Reproduction It reproduces by the division of rhizomes and bush. Possible reproduction seeds planted at a depth of about 5 mm in separate pots of 7 cm in diameter. They need to be put on a dim light. Germination is long and unstable.
Bloom Blooms in summer with large red flowers up to 7 cm.
Transfer Once a year as the sprawl grows.
Features of care One of the most hardy plants.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mites and mealybugs. Root rot is possible with excessive watering.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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