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Chorisia speciosa

Chorisia speciosa
Florettseidenbaum, Silk Floss Tree
Synonyme: Ceiba speciosa

schnellwüchsiger, laubabwerfender, ausladender Baum bis zu 15 m mit flaschenförmigem, dicht bestacheltem Stamm, langgestielte, gezähnte, tiefgrüne Blätter mit breiten handförmig geteilten Fiederblättern, die ca. 15 cm großen weinroten oder rosa Blüten mit weißem bis gelbem Schlund erscheinen in achsel- oder endständigen langen Trauben, meist in der laublosen Zeit. Die Blüten selbst bestehen aus 5 Blütenblättern mit weit herausragender Röhre, bestehend aus zahlreichen miteinander verwachsenen Staubgefäßen

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Family:  Bombacaceae Wollbaumgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Tree Flower:  dark pink, pale pink, dusky pink, mauve
Zone:  11 Flowering:  Herbst-Winter
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24-48 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 22-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-4 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright or dark at approx. 10-15°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely. During the leafless time keep almost dry.
Note: drought-tolerant!
Tuesday 25 February, 2014
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