Javellana — care at home


Javellana is one of the flowering plants of the genus of evergreen shrubs.

In the indoor environment has been successfully used for the decoration of your kitchen interior.

Has a four-centimeter leaves, and located on top of the attractive inflorescence of bell-shaped form, which can be purple with purple spots or white with red speckles.

Flowers on a background of green foliage look great.

Flowering is in summer, in winter the plant needs to «rest». After flowering shrubs should be trimmed, otherwise their sizes can be impressive. The natural environment of their growth is a subtropical climate.

Growing javellana

 Location and lighting

In the indoor environment optimally place Jovellanos in a cool room at Windows facing South.

In the area where the climate is mild enough Bush will be quite comfortable on the street and on the South side of the house. Plant demanding to light, although from the sun to better protect shading.


While at rest, Javellana be comfortable when the temperature will not exceed twelve degrees.

The highest temperature should not exceed fifteen degrees minimum, not lower than five.

In the case that the set temperature of the dormant period of the plant does not comply, it will simply cease to delight with their blooms, become sick often and weaken. Often plants die if you can’t «rest» for several years.

Watering and humidity

In the summer months, watering should be carried out regularly. Their frequency and volume should be moderate. In winter, watering should be reduced.

Javellana not a particularly finicky plant, in terms of humidity, so I can’t say that spraying is vital. However, in moderation it will not hurt.


Starting from spring till the first half of the summer feeding should be regular. The only exception is that the transplanted plants.

At other times to fertilize will not hurt if the symptoms of nutrient deficiency, i.e., if the plant will look sickly.

Transplantation and propagation

When Javellana will be small and the capacitance, where she is «sitting» means, it’s time to transplant. To do so, preferably in the spring. Special requirements to the soil there, it is possible to do any universal zemlesmes.

However, it should be remembered that the soil of cornfields no case should be sealed, so you need to carry out timely tillage. The plant can be propagated in summer by using stem cuttings.

Pest control

In that case, if the plant under indoor cultivation would be subjected to assault any pests, you should find the right to fight them drugs.

Fortunately today, selling enough of them. However, it is better not to allow it, under the terms of the care of a plant.

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