Cyclamen creticum

Cyclamen creticum growing geophyte of the genus Cyclamen and also known as Cretan Sowbread, Cyclamen creticum perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate or as houseplant.

Leaves color dark to light green with white the structure of the color is changed between the cultivars, the shape of the leaf is heart shape with serrated edge and pointed top.

Cyclamen creticum flower

Flower fragrant color can be: white to light pink the flowers have 5 petals, bend up and create like crown structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Cyclamen creticum growing and care:

Well-drained soil, clean from weeds area

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but better

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?

Pests and diseases:
Cyclamen mite

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
Geophyte 2-15 cm, the plant 5-30 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
Leaf color: 

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower:
Crown shape flower with 5 petals that bend up, colors: white to pink, petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.

Pollination is done by:

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