Monthly Calendar February for Caring your Houseplants

Monthly Calendar February - Cyclamen
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Monthly Calendar February

This is the time to tidy up your Cyclamen plant.  Carefully twist out any dead flowers  and yellow leaves. Dead growth should not be cut off o tugged at, it will come away from the tuber almost at a touch if it is ready. When the plant has ceased to flower move it to a cooler location, keep the soil fairly dry and stop feeding. The Clivia., which should now be in bud, needs to have a flower stem of about 15 cms long before being watered freely. Watering before this stage will retard the development of the flower buds. Continue reading