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Calliandra eriophylla

Calliandra eriophylla


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Puderquastenstrauch, Fairy Duster, Desert Fairy Duster, Mock Mesquite, Hairy-Leaved Calliandra
Synonyme: Calliandra chamaedrys
(10 Korn)

immergrüner oder laubabwerfender kleiner Strauch bis ca. 1 m mit hellgrauer Rinde mit wechselständig angeordneten, ca. 12 cm langen Blättern, bestehend aus paarig angeordneten, gefiederten, tiefgrünen Blättchen. Die bis zu 2,5 cm großen weißen oder rosafarbenen, pinselförmigen Blütenköpfe bestehen aus unzähligen roten Staubfäden und erscheinen in den Blattachseln

Family:  Mimosaceae Mimosengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  dark pink, pale pink, dusky pink, mauve
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten, Bonsai Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: pour hot water over the seeds + soak ca. 24 h
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25°C
Location: bright + keep constant slightly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 1-3 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season richly water + let dry between watering
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 1/3 grit + 1/3 sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at least 10-15°C and according to ambient temperature just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely. Temperatures up to the freezing point will briefly tolerated.
Note: drought-tolerant!
Tuesday 02 December, 2014
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