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Backhousia citriodora

Backhousia citriodora
Zitronenmyrte, Lemon Ironwood, Lemon Scented Myrtle

immergrüner Strauch oder hoher Baum bis zu 20 m (in Kultur bis zu 8 m) mit gegenständig angeordneten, bis zu 12 cm langen und 5 cm breiten, lanzettlichen oder länglich-ovalen, nach Zitrus duftenden, tiefgrünen Blättern mit bronzefarbenem Neuaustrieb und leicht gesägten Blatträndern. Die ca. 0,7 cm großen, creme-weißen Blüten erscheinen in dichten, doldenartigen Büscheln an den Zweigenden

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100 Korn
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Family:  Myrtaceae Myrtengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Australia Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Shrub Flower:  cream, cream-white
Zone:  10 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 10-15°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round > spring preferred
Sowing Deep: cover only slightly with substrate
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. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 10-15°C and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: Naturally lies the germination rate of this kind only at approx. 30%!
Apr 26. Friday, 2013
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