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Winter hardy / Hong Kong Rose (Rhodoleia championii)

Hong Kong Rose (Rhodoleia championii)
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A rare, winterhardy species from China with beautiful pink flowers that are naturally pollinated by birds.

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2 days

€ 3,00
Price per 5 seeds


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Family: Hamamelidaceae
Scientific name: Rhodoleia championii
Common name: Hong Kong rose
Origin: China

The Hong Kong rose is nowadays rarely seen in nature, but it is a beautiful hardy species and has its origins in China. The elegant pink flowers resemble the flowers of a rose or Rhodondendron, but aren’t in the same family. The flowers are pollinated by birds. In nature the Hong Kong rose grows into a tree of maximum 30 meters, but usually stays smaller. The tree is green during the winter, is suitable for pruning, and is a very special acquisition for the garden.

Sowing description: Sow the seeds superficially in sowing mix, and put them away for 2-3 months in the fridge. Keep the soil constantly moist during this period. After the cold period, let the seeds germinate at 20-25 degC at a light stand.

Sowing time: November – may
Difficulty: Intermediate
Minimum temperature: -15 degrees Celsius


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Anonymous - 24-06-2021 19:53

Kiemt lastig, na 3 maanden koelkast op 25 graden gezet.. na 1 maand in de winter maar buiten gezaaid nu half juni half jaar later kiem plantje van 3cm..dat tie nu maar groeit.

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