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Olea africana

Olea africana


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Wilde Olive, Ölbaum, Wild Olive, Ílbaum
Synonyme: Olea europaea ssp. africana, Olea chrysophylla
(10 Korn)

immergrüner Strauch oder auch kleiner bis mittelgroßer Baum bis zu 10 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, schmal länglich-ovalen bis elliptischen, oberseits grau-grünen bis glänzend tiefgrünen, unterseits hellen, silbrig schimmernden Blättern und kleinen, weißen, cremefarbenen oder grünlich-weißen Blüten in achselständigen, oder auch in endständigen, lockeren Büscheln, aus denen sich kleine, eiförmige, eßbare, bei Reife dunkelbraune bis schwarze Früchte entwickeln

Family:  Oleaceae Ölbaumgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Tree Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  10 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Steinfrüchte
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten, Bonsai Locations:  full sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: scarify/roughen, pour hot water over the seeds + soak ca. 24-48 h
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 18-20°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites, Scale insects > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + 2/3 sand, fine gravel or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 5-10°C, and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Sunday 03 February, 2013
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