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Chorisia insignis

Chorisia insignis
Südamerikanischer Flaschenbaum, White Silk Floss Tree, Kapok, Palo Borracho
Synonyme: Chorisia chodatii, Ceiba insignis

schnellwüchsiger, laubabwerfender, ausladender Baum bis 15 m mit flaschenförmigen, dicht bestacheltem Stamm, langgestielte, gezähnte, dunkelgrüne Blätter mit breiten handförmig geteilten Fiederblättern. Die ca. 15 cm großen weiß bis creme-gelben Blüten mit gelbem oder rötlich-braunem Schlund erscheinen in achsel- oder endständigen langen Trauben. Die Blüten selbst bestehen aus 5 Blütenblättern mit rötlicher Zeichnung und weit hervorragender Röhre, aus vielen miteinander verwachsenen Staubgefäßen

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Family:  Bombacaceae Wollbaumgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Tree Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  9 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  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°C+
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright or dark at approx. 10-15°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely. During the leafless time keep almost dry.
Note: drought-tolerant!
Feb 25. Tuesday, 2014
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