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Turraea obtusifolia

Turraea obtusifolia


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Kleines Wachsgeißblatt, Sternbusch, South African Honeysuckle, Star Bush
Synonyme: Turraea mombassana, Turraea oblancifolia
(10 Korn)

halb- oder auch immergrüner Strauch oder kleiner Baum bis zu bis 1,5 m mit wechselstsändig oder gehäuft am Zweigende angeordneten, lanzettlichen bis verkehrt eiförmigen, glänzend tiefgrünen Blättern. Die ca. 3,5 cm großen, wachsartigen, sternförmigen, 5-petaligen, weißen Blüten mit langer Röhre erscheinen in den Blattachseln und verströmen nachts einen intensiven Duft

Family:  Meliaceae Mahagonigewächse Evergreen: 
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Shrub Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  10 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 10-15°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  in allen Teilen! Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 3-6 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25-28°C
Location: bright + keep constant slightly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-12 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig with cactus fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: humus soil + clay + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 10-15°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: Windbreak!
Saturday 05 October, 2013
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