|Exposure Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia
continental : They prefer locations where they can receive direct sunlight for at least few hours.
alpine : It is advisable to place these plants in a very bright location, exposed to direct sunlight.
mediterranean : Place these plants in a very bright location, possibly exposed to direct sunlight.
Fertilization Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia : At the end of winter bury an organic fertilizer at the base of the plant, or a slow-release granular fertilizer, we can intervene again at the end of summer. Acidophil plants may need 2-3 supplies of greening fertilizer during the year, every 3-4 months.Watering Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia
continental : Remember to water The Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia only when the soil is dry. During waterings try to dampen deeply the substrate, avoiding to drench it excessively.
alpine : The Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia prefer fresh but not soaked soils, therefore water only when the soil has been dry for few days; providing more frequent waterings in summer and avoid to give water in winter or during the coldest periods of the year.
mediterranean : The Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia needs very regular and generous waterings; give a good amount of water every week from March to October, but remember to allow the soil to dry out between two waterings. During very cold months or particularly rainy periods we can avoid watering.
Treatments Berberis gagnepainii var. lanceifolia : Normally we intervene in case parasites are on the plant; in any case a precautionary treatment against fungal diseases in spring can be useful, applying Bordeaux mixture on the buds before they grow too much.