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Dovyalis caffra

Dovyalis caffra
Kei-Apfel, Kei Apple
Synonyme: Aberia caffra

immergrüner, zweihäusiger, vielverzweigter, stark bedornter Strauch bis 3 m oder kleiner Baum bis 8 m mit grauer Rinde und wechselständig angeordneten, ca. 5 cm langen, kurzgestielten, ovalen, glänzend grünen Blättern. Die kleinen grünlich-gelben oder sahneweißen Blüten erscheinen büschelweise in den Blattachseln, denen essbare, rundliche bis ovale, ca. 4-5 cm ø große, bei Reife gelbe Früchte mit aprikosenartigem, sauren Geschmack folgen

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Family:  Flacourtiaceae Wildpfirsichgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Africa Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  greenish-yellow, greenish-white
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Beeren
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings/Layer
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 12-24 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. 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 at about 5-10°C and according to ambient temperature in larger intervals and only water in small quantities that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: drought-resistant!
Feb 3. Sunday, 2013
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