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Echium pininana

Echium pininana
Natternkopf, Tower of Jewels, Tree Echium
Synonyme: Echium pininana 'Blue Steeple'

mehrjährige, krautige, Pflanze bis ca. 75 cm mit kurzem Stamm und rosettenförmig angeordneten, bis zu 50 cm langen und 10 cm breiten, lanzettlichen, mittelgrünen Blättern. Die bis zu 4 m hohen Blütenstände bestehen aus zahlreichen blau-violetten Einzelblüten
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Family:  Boraginaceae Rauhblattgewächse Borretschgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Mediterranean Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  blue, pale blue, dark blue
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Frühjahr-Sommer
Hibernate:  bis zu -3°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24-48 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
Sowing Mix: Coir, cactus soil or sowing mix + 2/3 sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 20-23°C
Location: bright + keep constant slightly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: plant in deep pots, bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep only slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens can be planted in mild areas according with wet conditions and winter protection in the garden. Keep pot plants bright at approx. 5°C and constant slightly moist.
Monday 08 June, 2015
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