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Coccinia microphylla

Coccinia microphylla


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Wüstengurke, Desert Cucumber
Synonyme: Coccinia buikoensis
(10 Korn)

mehrjähriger, caudexbildender, krautiger, zweihäusiger Ranker bis zu 4 m mit wechselständig angeordneten, palmenähnlichen, tiefgrünen Blättern und glockenförmigen, dunkelgelben Blüten, denen eßbare, bei Reife rote Früchte folgen
Family:  Cucurbitaceae Kürbisgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Africa Fragrance: 
Group:  Climber Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  10 Flowering:  Sommer
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Beeren
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5-1 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 moderate + regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig with cactus fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Thursday 08 July, 2010
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