This Mop (Genista cinerascens), better known as mopIt is a shrub that can reach three meters in height, growing in the pine forests of the Iberian Peninsula and Portugal. Too characteristic to be striking yellow flowers growing in clusters and dyeing the fields yellow in spring. If you like this plant, you can grow it at home, in a pot or in the garden. In any case, and with a few simple maintenance, you can make your home a fresh and natural touch. We will tell you more details about it herb and how to grow it at home.


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How to plant Hiniesta in a pot

This Mop Although it is a characteristic plant of the mountains, it can also be grown in the regions. pan. Of course, it will reach a smaller size.

The best time to plant hyniesta seeds this spring. To increase the likelihood of germination of seeds, it is best to soak them in hot water for half a minute and then put them in cold water.

Ideal is to plant them at a shallow depth and leave them in full sun, but the substrate is always moist.

It is a plant that adapts very well to any substrate and you just have to worry about placing the pot in a very sunny spot at home. If you place it on the terrace or balcony, it should be careful on cold days and

The maintenance your vacuum needs

The broom is a fairly hardy plant that requires very little maintenance to grow and develop perfectly in a pot.

As we mentioned earlier, this plant loves light, so place it on a windowsill or in a very sunny area of ​​the house. You can also put it on the terrace or balcony.

You should water this plant moderately throughout the year and never let the substrate dry out completely. Broom resists drought very well, so you shouldn’t be obsessed with watering.

It is better not to pay this plant, and some organic fertilizers can affect the substrate and damage it.

Aphids can attack this plant, so you should observe its leaves and if they start to turn yellow, you should treat them to put an end to the plague and not cause further damage to your plant.