Sunlight : Cuphea grows in full sun and if the afternoon sun is too hot then little bit shade is good. These plants are also cold tolerant and do not lose shine or colour in winter.
Watering : Normal watering, once daily. Regular water is must until the roots are established well. Water quantity also depends on the planter size.
Soil : These plants require well drained moderately fertile soil.
Best Suited Planter : 4 inch to 12 inch planter is best suited. Terracotta, Terracotta black, metal, and ceramic will enhance the beauty of the plant.
Fertilizers : Fertilize once every four months while flowering and later on feed them with the slow releasing fertiliser. Trimming should be done after the flower flush is over.
Nature of the Planter: Bell Planter is made of ceramic material.This planter is in the shape of a bell, hence the name. The best location for this planter is outdoors and indoors. This planter is available in three different sizes including small, medium, large and in various colours.
Planter Care: This planter is made out of ceramic. A range of glazing and firing techniques are used to create different effects in the final product. The glazing seals the pottery and makes it water-proof, in addition to giving a glassy texture.
These planters are made of Ceramic and so if they are dropped they will break. So please try not to drop them. These planters are attractive and long lasting.
Water Capacity: Depending upon the plant Large planter can take more than one ltr of water, medium size can take 250ml and small size can take 200ml of water..
Best suited Tray: 4 inch ceramic tray for large and medium planters and 3 inch ceramic tray for small planter.
Potting Mix: The large planter would require 1.5 kg of potting mix, medium planter would require 1 kg of potting mix and small planter requires 500 gm of potting mix. Depending on the type of plant, the potting mix ratios and ingredients would vary accordingly. The mix mentioned here is standard mix consisting of red soil, manure, neem cake, vermi compost and perlite. And almost 80% of plants do well with the standard potting mix. Also please reference the plants you are buying for clear understanding.