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Outdoor plants


Outdoor plants


The varieties of plants adaptable to outdoor environments can be housed in
-Gardens
-terrazze
-Balconies
-davanzali
Before making a choice among the possible species, it is necessary to consider some parameters that could affect its development, namely:
- extension of the housing area
-exposure
-weather conditions
-soleggiamento
- types of land
-types and materials of containers and vases
-type of irrigation
- coexistence between plants
- any limiting factors
The types of plants available to be housed are:
- tree plants
- shrub or bushy plants
- evergreen plants
-climbing plants
- herbaceous plants
- flowering plants
-fat plants
- Mediterranean plants
- rustic plants
- aquatic plants (if a body of water is available)

ARBOREE PLANTS



PRUNO
It is a robust and luxuriant tree, with a tall and columnar trunk, which reaches a height of up to 12-15 meters, with an enchanting flowering and much used to create ornamental areas.
Its flowers have in fact an appearance resembling small roses, they are double, with medium-sized corollas, varying in color between white and pink.
The fruit is a drupe of fleshy consistency, which opens spontaneously to emit seeds.
It requires a moist but well-drained soil, with a clayey component, and fertile due to the addition of organic material and peat.
It must be exposed in very bright and sunny areas, even with direct sunlight, because; fears drafts and intense cold.
At least one annual fertilization cycle must be carried out, with fertilizers rich in phosphorus and potassium.
BIRCH
It is a deciduous and deciduous tree, which has a slender trunk, up to twenty meters high, covered with a thin silver bark.
It is characterized by a fast growth but by a short life cycle: it lives at most sixty years.
The branches, which form a sparse and light crown, are developed in an ascending sense, and have a shiny brown color tending to reddish.
The leaves are oval, toothed, dark green that turns into golden yellow in the autumn months.
The flowers are gathered in spike inflorescences, thin and elongated, very fragrant; the long and pendent male ones, the shorter female ones.
The fruits are cylindrical infructescences called samare, provided with a membranous wing.
It requires a light, sandy and well-drained soil, never a calcareous component.
It must be housed in very sunny and bright areas and fertilized with mature manure.

ARBUSTIVE PLANTS



TAMERICE
It is a shrubby plant, flowery and ornamental, with a stem of height up to six meters, which holds a sparse foliage and developed vertically.
The branches are thin and elongated, covered by a dark bark tending to purple red.
The leaves are small, sessile, triangular in shape, glabrous, of a fleshy consistency, resembling small needles.
The flowers are gathered in spike inflorescences, cylindrical, light pink, up to five centimeters long.
The fruits are pyramidal brown capsules.
It requires a calcareous, sandy, soft and well-drained soil.
It must be exposed in sunny places, even under direct sunlight.
It is a well adaptable variety that tolerates drought and is also resistant to air pollution.
It also lives on brackish land, which is why it is often housed in areas near the sea.
It is advisable to fertilize every two years with organic fertilizer.

Outdoor plants: PIANTE FIORITE



DAISY
It is a flowery and ornamental herbaceous plant, which has an erect, delicate and supple stem, up to fifty centimeters high, of an intense green color.
The leaves are lanceolate, with alternate arrangement.
The flowers have a tubular appearance, enclosed by bracts, with a corolla of white and elongated petals, united in flower-shaped inflorescences, very decorative but not perfumed.
The fruit is an elongated oval achene of black color with white streaks.
It requires a soil with an acid or neutral pH, dry, sandy, well drained, enriched with humus and peat.
It must be housed in sunny areas with a temperate climate since it fears the cold: its ideal temperature is between ten and twenty degrees.
It lives well even in pots, and requires fertilization with liquid fertilizers, rich in iron and magnesium.
ZINNIA
It is a herbaceous plant with a bushy, erect and branched stem, up to a meter high, which supports dark green oval leaves.
The flowers are gathered in simple and double head flower heads, white, yellow, orange, pink, red, with a striking and extremely ornamental appearance.
It lives well on any type of terrain, even if it prefers sunny areas and warm temperatures, which should never fall below ten degrees.
It must be watered regularly and fertilized at least once a month, using a liquid fertilizer, rich in nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
It is used to set up colored flowerbeds or borders, but also decorative containers, as it lives well packaged.