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Catophractes alexandri

Catophractes alexandri


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Namibiatrompete, Trompetendorn, Trumpet Thorn
(10 Korn)

laubabwerfender, kleiner Strauch bis ca. 2 m mit ca. 5 cm langen, paarig angeordneten Dornen und ovalen, dicht silbergrau behaarten, wolligen Blättern mit grob gezahnten Blatträndern. Die großen, weißen bis blaß rosafarbenen, röhrenförmigen Blüten mit gelbem Schlund erscheinen in den Blattachseln

Family:  Bignoniaceae Trompetenbaumgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Shrub Flower:  white
Zone:  8 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun-sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25°C+
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water + let dry between watering
Fertilization: monthly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright or dark at approx. 10-15°C and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Wednesday 23 April, 2014
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