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Virgilia oroboides

Virgilia oroboides
Baumwicke, Purple Blossom Tree, Blossom Tree, Cape Lilac
Synonyme: Virgilia capensis

immergrüner, buschiger Strauch oder kleiner bis mittelgroßer Baum bis zu 15 m (in Kübelkultur bis zu 3 m) mit rundlicher Krone und wechselständig angeordneten Blättern, bestehend aus bis zu 12 paarig angeordneten, bis zu 20 cm langen, schmal elliptischen, oberseits glänzend tiefgrünen, unterseits samtig behaarten Blättchen und einem endständigen Blatt. Die zart duftenden, rosa-pink- bis purpurfarbenen Blüten erscheinen in Trauben am Ende der Triebe

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Family:  Fabaceae Schmetterlingsblütengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Tree Flower:  dark pink, pale pink, dusky pink, mauve
Zone:  9 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  bis zu 0°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: pour hot water over the seeds + soak ca. 24-48 h
Sowing Time: all year round > fall/spring preferred
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5-1 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 richly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: ca. 2-3 years bright at about 5-10°C in unheated greenhouse + keep slightly moist only
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 5-10°C and only so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Saturday 29 November, 2014
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