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Leucaeana leucocephala (Witte mimosa)

EUR 0.35

Hoogte : 2 m.

Bloeit : jul-okt

Type : TTr

Winterhard in : zones 8-11 (0 C)

 

Beschrijving : Acacia-achtig met ronde witte bloemen. Sierlijk maar oersterk. Wordt gebruikt voor brandhout, veevoer en papierpulp.

 

Zaai-instructies : Week zaden. Kiem in 10-60 dg, 20-30C

 

Plant-instructies : Volle zon, niet te nat

 

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Height : 2 m.

Flowers : jul-okt

Type : TTr

Hardy in : zones 8-11 (0 Celsius)

 

A very fast growing tropical tree with mimosa type leaves tree. Native to Mexico. It is useful for a variety of purposes, such as firewood, fiber and livestock feed.

 

Sowing instructions : Sow February to April. Soak seed in warm water for 24 hours before sowing. Germinate at 20-30 Celsius on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite, and place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 10-60 days. Do not exclude light at any stage as this is beneficial to germination.

 

Planting instructions : Water freely during growth, mist spray plants occasionally and ensure plants have adequate ventilation. Prune only to keep plants to required size.

 

Warning: may become invasive.

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