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Canna edulis

Canna edulis


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Essbare Canna, Indian Shot
Synonyme: Canna achiras, Canna esculenta
(10 Korn)

mehrjährige, rhizombildende Staude bis zu 3 m mit wechselständig, spiralförmig angeordneten, großen, bronzefarbenen Blättern und einem endständigen, aufrechten Blütenstand mit orchideenartigen, strahlend roten oder auch gelben Blüten

Family:  Cannaceae Blumenrohrgewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  Asia Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  not applicable
Zone:  8 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 5-10°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Division
Pre-Treatment: scarify/roughen + 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. 25-28°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. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright or dark (deciduous) at approx. 5-10°C and during the leafless time keep dry.
Tuesday 02 June, 2015
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