Chiastophyllum oppositifolium L.
Brand: Jelitto
Packaged:0,016 g
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Ex Tax: 2.04€
Gold drop "Solar Yellow" - Chiastophyllum oppositifolium = Cotyledon simplicifolia.
An unpretentious evergreen perennial with magnificent green foliage.
Low-growing perennial from the Crassulaceae family.
Origin: Western Caucasus.
Natural flowering period: May - July.
Winter hardiness zones: Z4 - Z8.
Flowering plant height: 15-25 cm.
Small golden-yellow flowers are collected in dense spike-shaped inflorescences, up to 7-9 cm long. The plant is quite unpretentious.
It is used in various combinations in group and point plantings in flowerbeds, flowerbeds and rock gardens, as well as for cutting. It can be grown throughout the year in greenhouses and conservatories.
Rosettes of fleshy, evergreen, round-ovate, large-toothed basal leaves up to 10 cm long effectively suppress the growth of weeds.
With age, many leaves often turn bright red (especially if the plants are grown in an open, sunny position). Prefers moist soils and partial shade.
In Estonian conditions, it freezes out in severe winters.
1,0 g = 79000 seeds.
Agrotechnics: prefers open sunny places. Well-drained light soils are well suited for planting.
To obtain seedlings, seeds are sown in winter, early spring or autumn in special boxes without embedding (only slightly rolled on the soil surface).
It is necessary to maintain constant humidity and light, and the germination temperature is maintained within + 20 + 22 ° С.
Shoots appear after 1-2 weeks. Further, the humidity of the substrate and the temperature are reduced to +18 + 20°C (temperatures above +25°C and below +10°C should be strictly avoided during the development of seedlings).
Seedlings are planted in the ground in a permanent place when the threat of spring frosts has passed, keeping a distance (for group plantings) of 30-40 cm.
In the process of growing, regular watering, loosening, weeding of plots are carried out, and top dressing is also periodically performed.

Gold drop. Bot.syn.: Cotyledon simplicifolia, Umbilicus oppositifolius.

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