Feijoa

Feijoa

Life form Shrub, tree
Family Myrtaceae
Origin South America
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: warm, in winter 46,4-50° F.
Humidity Average
Lighting A sunny place, half-shadow is possible.
The soil Ready ground is suitable   general purpose. For a soil of own preparation to take:   2 parts of peat on 2 parts of loamy soil and 1 part of coarse-grained sand. Good drainage is required.
Watering In the summer, abundant, however, if watered excessively, increased growth may begin at the expense of flowering. In winter, watering cut.
Fertilizer From spring to autumn every month.
Reproduction The apical cuttings at a soil temperature of 77 ° F. It can be propagated by seed, obtained from the fruit. They are cleared from the pulp and germinate at a temperature of 69,8 ° F, germinate for 21-30 days. Seedlings can not be placed in the light until it reaches 10 cm in length.
Bloom From May to winter, depending on the culture.
Transfer Up to three years of age annually, large specimens once every 2-3 years.
Features of care For the summer it is good to take the plant in the garden.
Difficulties It is attacked occasionally by a scab.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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