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Malvaviscus arboreus var. arboreus

Malvaviscus arboreus var. arboreus


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Turk's Cup, Sleepy Hibiscus, Wax Mallow,
Synonyme: Malvaviscus arboreus
(5 Korn)

immergrüner Strauch bis ca. 3 m, selten kleiner Baum bis zu 10 m mit wechselständig angeordneten, langestielten, bis zu 15 cm langen, samtig weichen, an der Basis herzförmigen, hell- bis mittelgrünen Blättern und gezähnten Blatträndern. Die bis zu 6 cm langen, aufrechten, wachsartigen, strahlend scharlachroten Blüten mit an der Basis zu einem Kegel gedrehten Blütenblättern erscheinen einzeln in den Blattachseln

Family:  Malvaceae Malvengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  North America Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  red, reddish, pale red, crimosn, dark red
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  bis zu 0°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten, Bonsai Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24 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. 20-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-4 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 5-10°C, and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: drought-tolerant! regular pruning promotes better branching
Tuesday 11 December, 2012
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