|Exposure Ilex aquifolium
continental : Locate the the Ilex aquifolium In a sunny place.
alpine : Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of solar light.
mediterranean : We suggest placing the the Ilex aquifolium so that it can receive at least a few hours of direct solar rays.
continental : Letís try to always keep the growing substratum of the the Ilex aquifolium damp, watering very frequently with 1-2 buckets of water; if the weather is very hot and dry we even water every 10-11 days.
alpine : As the hot season arrives, these plants need abundant and regular watering, using 0-1 buckets of water, which keep the soil cool and damp; letís water every 10-11 days, or even more often if it is very hot.
mediterranean : The Ilex aquifolium loves damp and cool soils, therefore it is necessary to water it very often, keeping the soil slightly damp; in any case it is always advisable to avoid water stagnation and excess watering: it is best to water every 10-11 days.
Fertilization Ilex aquifolium : During the summer period usually it isnít necessary to fertilize shrubs; when planting newly, letís remember to add a slow release granular fertilizer, or mature manure to the ground. Letís also check for symptoms of nutritional lacking, to correct with specific fertilizations.
Treatments Ilex aquifolium : During the hot months attacks by ticks and rust are likely; the treatments should be applied during the coolest hours of the day. If possible, we suggest avoiding treatments with wide-range products, which could kill the populations of useful insects: letís favour specific products.