The Medinilla requires little water, it is early enough to give the plant a glass of water when the leaves hang slightly.
The Medinilla finds a sprout of good time, the Medinilla comes from the tropics. A spray stroke is not necessary, but it increases the humidity, which ultimately benefits the plant.
In winter a lot of light, preferably direct sunlight but no full sun in summer . This to prevent the burning of the leaves.
Between 17 and 25 °
During flowering, no food is given, the plant is supplied with sufficient food. After the flowering time, feed once every two weeks. Use Pokon's flowering plant nutrition
After flowering, it is advisable to remove the old flowers to speed up the growth. The plant will then make new leaves, where the flowers have first been set. When grown, it is important to make the plant cooler (16 to 17 ° C) to trigger budding in the young leaves. Please note, the plant needs light. If the buds are well visible, the plant can return to normal temperature, allowing the buddy to develop further until a new flower power.
Injection can, in principle, all year, only during bloom it is not advisable due to the vulnerability of the flowers.
If the Medinilla becomes too big and you do not want to overpower it, you can also choose to remove the last shot. Then cut the stem down with a pruning shear or sharp knife.
You can try to add a Medinilla yourself. You can do this by cutting a young stem at the base. Cut the leaf to approximately 5 cm from the stem. By placing this stem in stinging ground and leaving it at a temperature of 20 to 25 ° 6 to 8 weeks the plant will be rooted and put into a pot.
The Medinilla is famous for the beautiful and big flower throats. The Medinilla's are now available as well as year round. In good care, they can bloom for 2 to 4 months.
Growth suckers are created during the flowering period. This results in a white rash on the sheet. These growth sugars are not harmful to the plant.
Wolluis sometimes occurs and can be combated by spraying the wool lid with a fairly strong jet of water. Schildluis is best treated with a pesticide. This also applies to wool lice if the water jet has no effect. Multiple treatments are then required.
The Medinilla is not toxic.
With a medinilla magnifica in house you have a special plant.
Ik heb deze medinilla inmiddels al 3 maanden staan en hij bloeit nog steeds even mooi. Volgens mij is er niets van gelogen met die opmerking, tot wel 5 maanden! De medinilla staat bij wel aan de noordkant in het raam, dus veel licht maar geen direct zonlicht.