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Tibouchina grossa

Tibouchina grossa


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Karminroter Veilchenbaum

immergrüner oder halb-immergrüner, oftmals mehrstämmiger Strauch oder kleiner Baum bis zu 4 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, elliptischen bis lanzettlichen, beidseitig zart behaarten, tiefgrünen Blättern. Die großen, karminroten Schalenblüten erscheinen in Rispen am Ende der Triebe

Family:  Melastomataceae Schwarzmundgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  red, reddish, pale red, crimosn, dark red
Zone:  10 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 10-15°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: 0
Sowing Time: all year round > spring/summer preferred
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 22-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: humus soil + sand + perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 10°C, and only so much water that the root ball not dries out completely. The foliage is dropped with cold overwintering!
Note: Naturally, the germination rate is low!
Jun 19. Wednesday, 2013
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