Cryptostegia grandiflora - Rubber Wijnrank (1-5)
Hoogte: 4 m.
Winterhard in: zones 10-11 (10C)
Klimmende kuip-/kamerplant. Sap heeft dezelfde kwaliteiten als dat van de rubberboom.
Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in 4-16 weken bij 20-25C.
Plant-instructies: Volle zon, zeer beschut. Mag niet uitdrogen.
Waarschuwing: Delen van plant giftig
This woody, perennial climbing vine, which is native to south-west Madagascar has attractive, quilled pinkish purple flowers. It is one of the fastest growing plants in the world, sometimes in the tropics extending by as much as five metres in a month. In the tropics, flowering usually occurs after the wet season ends, along with fruit set. Its sap, or latex, when treated contains commercial quality rubber.
Height: 4 m.
Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5C)
Sowing instructions: Sow seeds, covering them thinly, at any time but in good light, at between 20 and 25 Celsius
Planting instructions: Full sun or partial shade. Soil may not dry out.
Warning: parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested