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Echium russicum

Echium russicum


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Synonyme: Echium rubrum
(10 Korn)

zwei- oder auch mehrjährige, kleine Pflanze bis zu 50 cm mit rosettenförmig angeordneten, mittelgrünen Blättern. Die röhrenförmigen, strahlend roten bis weinroten Blüten erscheinen in aufrechten, bis zu 60 cm hohen Blütenständen

Family:  Boraginaceae Rauhblattgewächse Borretschgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Mediterranean Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  red, reddish, pale red, crimosn, dark red
Zone:  6 Flowering:  Frühjahr-Herbst
Hibernate:  entfällt, da winterhart Fruits: 
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds
Pre-Treatment: 0
Stratification: ca. 4-6 weeks in moist sowing mix at 0-5°C in the fridge or unheated greenhouse
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. 4-8 weeks > irregular
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig with cactus fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 1/3 grit + 1/3 sand or perlite
Culture: plant in deep pots, bright at approx. 5-10°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 0-5°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Monday 08 June, 2015
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