evergreen plant native to Asia, with light brown bark, silky to the touch. In summer it produces very fragrant white flowers, followed by yellow-red, oblong fruits, reminiscent of small oranges.
it can be pruned all year round, avoiding removing the branches with the flower buds in spring. Trim the shoots when they have produced 4-5 pairs of leaves, leaving 2-3 pairs. The metal wire can be applied all year round, however it is advisable to apply it in spring and summer.
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Polygala with myrtle leaves – Polygala myrtifolia
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Exhibition: la murraia it likes very bright positions, in winter it must be hospitalized in environments with temperatures between 12 and 20 C; in summer it can be taken outside, placing it in partial shade, or in the sun, sheltering for the pot and the roots.
Watering: it is advisable to always keep the soil moist, supplying water very often, but in small quantities, to avoid water stagnation. There murraia it loves the humid environment very much, therefore it is advisable to vaporize the leaves with distilled water. Add fertilizer throughout the year to the irrigation water, every 7-10 days.
Soil: likes a compote consisting of peat, sand and clay in equal parts. Repot every 2-3 years, in spring, before flowering.
Multiplication: multiplies by cuttings, keeping the cuttings in a humid and sheltered place throughout the winter, in a mixture of sand and peat in equal parts, at a constant temperature around 25 C. Pests and diseases: if it is watered too much it can be affected by root rot. It is often attacked by aphids and scale insects.