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Aciphylla scott-thomsonii

Aciphylla scott-thomsonii


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Giant Spaniard, Speargrass
Synonyme: Aciphylla colensoi var. maxima
(30 Korn)

immergrüne, horstbildende, yucca-ähnliche Pflanze bis ca. 2 m mit langen, stacheligen, blau-grünen Blättern und einem bis zu 4 m hohen Blütenstand mit strahlend gelben Blüten

Family:  Apiaceae Doldengewächse Evergreen: 
Origin:  Australia Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  greenish-yellow, greenish-white
Zone:  6 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  bis zu -20°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Garten, Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  full sun to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds
Pre-Treatment: 0
Stratification: ca. 4-6 weeks in moist sowing mix at 2-5°C in the fridge or unheated greenhouse
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: cover only slightly with substrate
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. 20-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 4-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season moderate + regularly water
Fertilization: monthly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: cactus or potting soil + 2/3 sand or perlite
Culture: hell bei mind. 5-10°C + konstant leicht feucht halten
Overwintering: Ältere Exemplare könnten aufgrund der hohen Frosttoleranz an einem sonnigen Standort mit guter Drainage ins Freiland gepflanzt werden. Erfahrungswerte liegen allerdings nicht vor!
Note: drought-tolerant!
Wednesday 09 December, 2009
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