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Heliconia chartacea 'Sexy Scarlet'

Heliconia chartacea 'Sexy Scarlet'


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Helikonie, Heliconia
(10 Korn)

mehrjährige, immergrüne, rhizombildende Staude bis ca. 4 m mit langgestielten, tiefgrünen Blättern und hängenden Blütenständen mit zu 13 an der Basis scharlachrot bis zum Kiel hell bis dunkelgrün Brakteen mit grünem Saum, die die eher unscheinbaren Blüten umhüllen

Family:  Heliconiaceae Helikoniengewächse Evergreen:  no
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  red, reddish, pale red, crimosn, dark red
Zone:  11 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 15-20°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten, Zimmerkultur Locations:  semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Division
Pre-Treatment: 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
Alternative: in a zip bag with damp paper towels > until germination takes place
Germination Temperature: ca. 27-30°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 4-24 weeks > irregular
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: monthly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Scale insects, Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: humus soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at around 20-25°C + keep constant slightly moist + high humidity
Overwintering: Mature specimens at least 15-25°C, with high humidity and the substrate is constant only slightly moist. Lower temperatures by 5°C, are only briefly tolerated.
Note: Remove withered leaves only when they are completely brown, because the plant can still use their nutrients.
Feb 25. Saturday, 2012
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