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Vigna caracalla

Vigna caracalla


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Schneckenbohne, Corkscrew Vine, Giant Snail Bean, Snail Vine
Synonyme: Cochliasanthus caracalla, Phaseolus caracalla, Phaseolus gigantea, Caracalla pulcherrima, Phaseolus bertonii, Phaseolus caracallensis, Phaseolus cochleatus, Phaseolus longirostratus
(5 Korn)

schnellwüchsiger, mehrjähriger, immergrüner, an der Basis verholzender Ranker bis ca. 8 m mit langgestielten, 3-gelappten bis ca. 15 cm langen, mittelgrünen Blättern, bestehend aus ovalen, spitzzulaufenden, Blättchen. Die langgestielten Blüten mit schneckenhausähnlich gedrehter Form erscheinen in aufrechten dichten Rispen. Je nach Alter der Blüten variiert die Farbe von weiß bis rosa und rosa-violett schattierten zu creme-rötlichviolett bis blauvioletten Blüten und verströmen einen leichten Duft

Family:  Fabaceae Schmetterlingsblütengewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Climber Flower:  multicolor
Zone:  10 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  mind. 5°C Fruits:  Schoten
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings/Layer
Pre-Treatment: pour hot water over the seeds + soak ca. 24 h
Sowing Time: all year round > spring preferred
Sowing Deep: ca. 1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25-27°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-4 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season richly 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 constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 5-10°C and only so much to water that the root ball not dries out completely.
May 15. Thursday, 2014
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