Erythrina zeyheri - Ploegbreker (1-5)

€ 0,45

Hoogte: 60 cm.

Bloeit: jun-jul

Type: HHP

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


Kuipplant. Grote wortelstok en stengels vol hangende, oranjerode bloemen. Geneesplant.


Zaai-instructies: Kiem in 3-4 wk, 22C. Week in warm water. Zaden die zwellen meteen zaaien. Zaden die dat niet doen voorzichtig inkerven.

Plant-instructies: goed doorlatende grond, zon.

Waarschuwing: zaden zijn giftig.




Well armed with thorns and prickles and with a huge underground rootstock that goes down a meter or more, this deciduous South African shrub hunkers back to the fortress of its enormous (plough breaking) roots every Winter, emerging with big, lush, evil looking leaves again in the Spring. Mid-Summer brings a long succession of red or coral orange spikes of blooms..


Height: 60 cm.

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: seeds are poisonous