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Solanum capsicastrum

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How much to water the solanum capsicastrum

The irrigations of the Solanum capsicastrum must be regular and must be performed frequently, especially when you are in the hottest phase of the summer. The soil must maintain a very low degree of humidity, that is, before proceeding with a new watering it is necessary to make sure that the soil is almost completely dry. In fact, this plant does not like that its roots are always wet and fears the fungal diseases caused mainly by excessive watering. It is possible to place a fingertip on the surface of the ground and exert a slight pressure: this simple foresight will give precise indications on the state of humidity in which the ground pours. A good practice is the regular vaporization of water on the emerged part of the plant.


How to take care of solanum capsicastrum

Solanum capsicastrum is called more commonly Marinella and is particularly known by the older generations who often saw it grow spontaneously. This plant can be easily cultivated both in the external environments of the house, especially in the garden, and inside the premises and does not usually grow in height beyond forty centimeters: even if it is not a climbing variety but rather used for simply ornamental purposes , it is good practice to provide her with a support on which to rest her hair, especially at the time of the year when all the colorful berries have formed. Solanum capsicastrum can find space on a balcony or window as some specimens do not exceed thirty centimeters in height and do not fear frost, although some branches can be damaged by very cold temperatures.

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