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Warscewiczia coccinea

Warscewiczia coccinea


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Wild Poinsettia, Chaconia, Pride of Trinidad
(10 Korn)

immergrüner Strauch oder kleiner Baum bis zu 15 m mit wechselständig angeordneten, bis zu 30 cm langen und 15 cm breiten, länglich-elliptischen bis elliptischen, zugespitzen, tiefgrünen Blättern mit auffälliger Nervatur und heller Mittelrippe. Die bis zu 80 cm langen und 3 cm breiten Blütenstände bestehend aus 12 cm langen und 4 cm breiten, hängenden, gestielten, strahlend roten Hochblättern und kleinen gelben Blüten in Büscheln. Die nach Anis duftenden Wurzeln sollen aphrodisierende Eigenschaften aufweisen. Warscewiczia coccinea ist die Nationalblume von Trinidad und Tobago!

Family:  Rubiaceae Krappgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  yellow, gold, pale yellow, lemon-yellow, dark yellow, ocher
Zone:  11 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 15-20°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  unreife Früchte, Milchsaft Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 2-4 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round
Sowing Deep: cover only slightly with substrate
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 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 at approx. 15-20°C and just so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Dec 16. Sunday, 2012
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