Hydrangea

Water regularly
Semi-shade, no direct sunlight
Lightly air-purifying
Nutrition every month (summer)
Toxic for animals
Repot every other year
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Intro

The Hydrangea (Hydrangea) for Room, terrace or balcony. After flowering you can plant the plant in the ground. It is hardy and knows almost no diseases. Follow the care tips. The plant itself has been known in the Netherlands for years and is also very popular. The flowers are characterized by full umbels with small star-shaped flowers. The most famous Hydrangea Macrophylla is the Hydrangea hydrangea. The colours range from white, red, pink, purple and blue. 


Location

The Hydrangea loves light and a spot near a window on the east or west is therefore ideal. It is also possible to place the plant on the south, but a few meters distance is recommended. If there is too much light, the flowers will discolour and this is at the expense of the ornamental value.



Hydrangea care


Temperature

The ideal room temperature is between 15 and 22 degrees Celsius.

Watering

The Hydrangea would like a lot of water but does not leave any excess water in the pot! If you forget to water once, you will see this quickly enough on the leaf will hang a bit limp, you have to water immediately and the plant will recover fairly quickly. The disadvantage is that the flowers can turn brown. It is better to water a lot in one go, than always a little bit. This is especially true in the summer. In winter it is already important that you water considerably less anyway, because the plant will be in the idle position and uses little energy. 

The Hydrangea (Hydrangea) can be placed anywhere, in the room or on the terrace and balcony, after flowering you can plant this Hydrangea in the garden.

A hydrangea needs a lot of fertilizer because it flowers so much. You can use organic, universal fertilizers. These fertilizers are good for hydrangeas, but also for the whole garden. To retain the colour of the Hydrangeas, it is best to add hydrangea soil based on garden peat and hydrangea bluemaker.


Origin

The Hydrangea (Hydrangea) is one of the most popular plants, for indoor and outdoor. Depending on the cultivation method, the season or the environment, the flower can take on different colours, from beautiful fresh colours to through-coloured shades. Hydrangea comes from Greek: hydro is water and angeion is barrel or jug. The name refers to the open fruit that resembles a water barrel. The mother species Hydrangea grows in incredible quantities along the coasts south of Tokyo. Hydrangea also originates from East Asia and large parts of North and Central America. There is a large colour range from white, pink and blue to two-colour, green and red.



Diseases

Hydrangea is not susceptible to diseases and vermin. If your Hydrangea does suffer from this, it is probably an aphid or scale insect. It is important to control this as soon as possible with a biological or if desired a chemical pesticide.


Suitable plant nutrition for Hydrangea


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