African baobab / Adansonia digitata


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Family: Bombacaceae
Genus: Adansonia
Species: Digitata

Baobab (lat. Adansonia) is a tree that originates from Madagascar. There are 6 species of baobabs. It is interesting by all accounts the water reserves inside the tree. Some botanists claim that the age that baobab can experience is several thousand years. It belongs to the cactus and succulent family. In natural reach 12 m, while in cold zones it is cooked like a potted plant, but you can also enjoy bonsai. It is considered a sacred tree. The medicinal plant, rich in antioxidants. The leaf contains more calcium from milk, iron from spinach, magnesium from bananas, vitamin C more than 6k from oranges.


Propagation: By seeds, cuttings

Pre-treatment: Soak the seeds for 24 hours in warm water and then close to about 1-2 cm. Can germinate in vermiculite or agar-agar.

Sowing: All-year-round in the purchased country or substrate

Germination: Temperature: Min. 22-25 C, sprouts in 4-8 weeks

Location: Requires light and moderate humidity.

Resistance zone: Zone 10b / 1.7 ° C (35 ° F)

Additional information


10 seeds, 100 seeds


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