Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum
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Features Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum:
Deciduous shrub with pink flowers. It has a medium growth rate. Its leaves are purple red and it blooms in April and may with pink flowers. Loropetalum chinense Rubrum usually grows up to 1.20m in height and 0.80m in width. It grows in full sun and in partial shade and can tolerate up to -10/-15°C degrees.
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|Botanical Name:||Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum|
|Name:||Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum|
|Max height:||120 cm|
|Sunlight:||Part Shade, Full Sun|
|Leaf color:||Purple Red, Green|
|Delivery:||Shrub in Pot|
Arrival of the plants Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum - Extract delicately the Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum plants from their packages, unhurriedly and with caution. Get them out of the tubular netting which envelops them by cutting the knot under the pot and by pulling it up. If necessary, water them. After some hours, even the plants which at the arrival might have looked crushed or ill will have again a healthy, luxuriant appearance.
Planting of Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum - Dig a hole about twice as big and deep as the size of the pot. Plant the Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum plants, without putting them too much deep. Fill the hole with a mixture of earth, universal garden soil of excellent quality and fertilizer. Cover the clod with about a couple of centimetres earth. Fill completely the hole with the needed mixture, applying a light pressure all around the plant, so as to compact the earth and not to leave hollows.
Watering of Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum - After having planted them, water generously the Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum, plants, especially during the warmer months, to compact the earth. Afterwards, keep on watering only when the soil starts to dry, so as to maintain the right humidity level at the roots and to avoid water stagnation problems.
Pruning of Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum - At the moment of planting the Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum there is no need for major pruning. To encourage a thicker growth, it is enough, if necessary, to go on with a light trimming. Afterwards, go on with a more substantial pruning to give shape and strength to the plants of Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum.
Fertilization of Loropetalum Chinense Rubrum - Execute two fertilizations in February-March and in September-October, to maintain a steady nutritional supply all year round.
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