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Erythrina herbacea (Koraalboon)

EUR 0.35

Beschrijving:

Kuipplant met opvallende, scharlaken bloemen in clusters aan de uiteinden van de (oudere) takken. Daarna peulen met opvallende zaden.

Hoogte: 1 m.

Bloeit: jun-jul

Type: HHP

Winterhard in: zones 7-11 (-5 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in 10-15 dagen bij 22C. Week in warm water. Zaden die zwellen meteen zaaien. Zaden die dat niet doen voorzichtig inkerven.

Plant-instructies: zeer goed doorlatende grond in volle zon.

Waarschuwing: scherpe stekels, zaden zijn giftig.

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Description:

Coral bean blooms in late spring and early summer with showy scarlet blossoms. They are arranged in clusters at the stem tips and appear custom designed for hummingbird beaks. Flowers are followed by large seed pods that split open to reveal bright red seeds in late summer and fall. Very easy to grow; drought and heat tolerant.

Height: 1 m.

Flowers: jun-jul

Type: HHP

Hardy in: zones 7-11 (-5 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a peaty seed sowing mix at about 22 Celsius. Soak seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified

Planting instructions: Very well drained soil in full sun.

Warning: plant has thorns and seeds are poisonous

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