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Mucuna nigricans

Mucuna nigricans


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Black Jade Vine, Acushi
Synonyme: Mucuna gigantea var. nigricans, Citta nigricans, Mucuna imbricata
(2 Korn)

schnellwüchsige, verholzende Kletterpflanze bis zu 20 m mit wechselständig angeordneten, 3-gelappten, bis zu 15 cm langen und 10 cm breiten, elliptischen, glänzend tiefgrünen Blättern. Die bis zu 10 cm langen, dunkel purpur-violetten, fast schwarz aussehenden Blüten erscheinen dicht gedrängt an bis zu 30 cm langen, ball- bis eiförmigen Trauben in den Blattachseln

Family:  Fabaceae Schmetterlingsblütengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Asia Fragrance: 
Group:  Climber Flower:  purple, dark purple
Zone:  8 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 0°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: scarify/roughen + soak ca. 24-48 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: ca. 1-2 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. 2-4 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 10-15°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 0-5°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: This is the only one Mucuna which I know, which can sprouting from the root ball again!
Feb 26. Thursday, 2015
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