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Bowkeria cymosa

Bowkeria cymosa


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Muschelbaum, Transvaal Shellflower Bush

immergrüner, oftmals mehrstämmiger Strauch oder kleiner Baum bis zu 5 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, breit lanzettlichen, obereits runzeligen, unterseits zart behaarten, mittelgrünen Blättern mit auffälliger Nervatur. Die strahlend weißen Blüten mit rötlichem bis gelblich gestreiftem Schlund erscheinen einzeln oder in langgestielen, hängenden, kleinen Büscheln

Family:  Scrophulariaceae Braunwurzgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Africa Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  8 Flowering:  Winter-Frühjahr
Hibernate:  bis zu -10°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
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. 3-6 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. 1-3 years bright at approx. 0-5ºC in unheated greennhouse + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: After this time period, older specimens can be planted in mild regions in a sheltered, sunny position outdoors. In unfavorable positions, winter protection is recommended.
Note: Protect from afternoon sun!
Wednesday 02 July, 2014
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