How to care for gerbera oranges?

Gerbera naranja

The gerbera is a plant that produces flowers in the shape of a daisy is beautiful. There are red, pink, yellow and of course orange. Although each and every one of them you can have, for example, on the balcony or to decorate the tables of the courtyard, which has petals tinged with orange tones is without a doubt one of the most attract the attention.

But, do you know how to care for gerbera oranges? If you just get one that you want to last many years, don’t miss this article 🙂 .

How do I care for you?

The gerberas oranges are the plants herbaceous perennials -can last for several years – originally from south Africa, in Transvaal. Reaches a height of about 30cm including the flowering stem, so that it is perfect to have in any corner. But for that you will last several seasons it is important that you provide the following care:

  • Location:
    • Exterior: has to be in semi-shade or full sun, but if you live in the mediterranean I recommend to protect it from the sun king during the central hours of the day.
    • Interior: if you want to have within the home, place it in a room among a lot of natural light where is away from the currents of air.
  • Earth:
    • Garden: it has to be fertile, with good drainage.
    • Pot: culture substrate universal blended with 30% perlite.
  • Irrigation: 3-4 times a week in summer and every 2-3 days the rest of the year.
  • Paid: from spring to late summer with a liquid fertilizer for flowers.
  • Multiplication: by seeds in the spring.
  • Hardiness: does not support the cold, just freezing very punctual up to -1ºC. The ideal is not lower than 15 ° c.

What meaning do they have?

The gerberas oranges are a few plants great. Not only are they easy to care for but also the meaning of its color you very pleasant sensations passed. In fact, these flowers symbolize the energy, enthusiasm and warmth, in addition to trust, satisfaction and passion for life. It could not be better! 🙂

Gerbera jamesonii

Let you enjoy your flowers!

The article How to care for gerbera oranges? has been originally published in Gardening On.

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