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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




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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