Abutilon theoprasti - Fluweelblad (5-10)

€ 0,45

Hoogte: 100 cm.

Bloeit: jul-aug

Type: HHA

Winterhard in: zones 8-10 (0 C)


Geteeld voor zijn sterke vezels en olie. De zaden en de bladeren van deze plant worden in landen als China ook gegeten.


Zaai-instructies : Kiem in 7-14 dagen, 20-30C.

Plant-instructies : Zon of halfschaduw.





Velvetleaf has been grown in China since around 2000 BCE for its strong, jute-like fibre. The leaves are edible, stir-fried or in omelette.


Height: 100 cm.

Flowers: jul-aug

Type: HHA

Hardy in: zones 8-10 (0 Celsius)


Sowing instructions: Germinate at 20-30C on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Apply a layer of compost, 1.5mm deep. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light at any stage, as this helps germination. Can also be sown direct outdoors in May


Planting instructions: No special requirements. Sun or partial shade