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Rauvolfia caffra

Rauvolfia caffra


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Chininbaum, Schlangenwurz, Quinine Tree, Kinaboom
Synonyme: Rauvolfia goetzi, Rauvolfia inebrians, Rauvolfia natalensis, Rauvolfia obliquinervis, Rauvolfia ochrosioides
(10 Korn)

immergrüner, hoher, vielverzweigter Baum bis zu 35 m mit runder, dichter Krone, gegenständig angeordneten, bis zu 35 cm langen und 7 cm breiten, länglich-elliptischen bis länglich-lanzettlichen, ledrigen, oberseits glänzend sattgrünen, unterseits matt hellgrünen Blättern die in Quirlen angeordnet am Ende der Triebe erscheinen. Die zahlreichen, süßlich duftenden, kleinen weißen Blüten erscheinen in Dolden am Zweigende. Aus den Blüten entwickeln sich kleine, bei Reife schwarze Früchte

Family:  Apocynaceae Hundsgiftgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Tree Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  11 Flowering:  Herbst
Hibernate:  mind. 15-20°C Fruits:  Steinfrüchte
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Milchsaft Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24-48 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25-28°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 6-12 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: monthly 0,1%ig or long-term-fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + clay + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 15°C, and just so much to water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Sunday 12 May, 2013
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