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Red Traveller's Palm (Ravenala sp. 'Honkondambo')
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A rare, new traveller's tree with a red leaf base. Makes a good indoor plant.

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€ 4,00
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Common name:
Red Traveller’s Palm


Minimum temperature:
15 degrees Celsius


An impressive new Ravenalafrom Madagascar with a nice red leaf base. It is unknown if this is a new species not yet described or if it is a variety from the Ravenala madagascariensis. It is a rare plant which is similar in growth to the normal travelers tree. The name originates from the myth in old travel books, where it was said to have great use for travellers. Water would collect in the leaf axillaries of the tree, which are quite large due to the leaf position. That water could be used as drinking water. The leaves are said to grow in a north-south orientation so they could be used as a natural compass.

Sowing description:
Remove the blue peel from the seeds and scarify the seeds with sandpaper in one spot. Soak the seeds 24-48 hours in water and afterwards sow in sowing mix. Keep the soil constantly moist and covered with a layer of plastic foil or glass. Place the sown seeds in a warm spot, preferably 30 degrees Celsius. 

Sowing time:
Year round



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