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Colophospermum mopane

Colophospermum mopane


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Mopane, Butterfly Tree
Synonyme: Copaifera mopane, Hardwickia mopane
(10 Korn)

immergrüner bis laubabwerfender, langsamwüchsiger, ofmals mehrstämmiger Strauch oder kleiner Baum bis zu 12 m mit wechselständig angeordneten, langgestielten, Schmetterlingsflügeln ähnlichen Blättern, bestehend aus 2 sichelförmigen, ca. 6 cm langen, tiefgrünen Blättchen. Die achselständigen, grünlich-gelben, rötlich geäderten Blüten erscheinen in Rispen oder auch in kleinen Büscheln. 
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Family:  Fabaceae Schmetterlingsblütengewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Africa Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  greenish-yellow, greenish-white
Zone:  10 Flowering:  Herbst-Frühjahr
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Stolon
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: flat on the substrate + cover only slightly
Sowing Mix: Coir, pure sand or sowing mix + 2/3 sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25°C+
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: until germination takes place
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: monthly 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. 15-20°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at about 10-15°C or dark (if deciduous) and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Wednesday 04 July, 2012
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