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Adansonia digitata
' African Baobab '

[ Bombacaceae ]
[ Africa ]
The African baobab is the most important in number and also the better known among the eight species.
Indigenous in the semi arid part of the sub-Saharian Africa.
Unlike the 8 other diploid species, it is tetraploid.
This means that it has 4n chromosomes in its cells, the diploid number of 2n being the normal number.
Adansonia digitata has a character which is unique in the genus: pendulous flowers.
The tree is usually massive, reaching 25m in height and up to 12 m in diameter, with irregular crown.
Bark grey, smoth. Some times irregurlarly tuberculate.
Flowers of Adansonia digitata are white.
The fruits are variable, globose to ovoid.
Adansonia digitata

Seeds (3) :
3.99 €

Seeds (50) :
26.6 €

Cutting (unrooted) 25-30cm :
9.31 €

Plant 25-30cm :
30.59 €

Tree . Flowering plant . Fruiting plant . Plant which can be grown as a Bonsai . Succulent Plant . Develops a caudex .
Habitat
zone 10b = Winter minimum temperature 2C to 4C (35F to 40F)
Coastal Tropical Forests
Rocky Hillsides
Savanna Grassland
Savanna Woodland
Dry tropical forests


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Resitant to salty sea air
Drought-Tolerant
Medicinal Plant

Cultivation  
Substrate
Temperature during winter
Lighting
Watering during automn-winter
Watering during hot season
Fertilizer during growth
Pruning
Repotting

1 gravel + 1 soil + 1 humus

Indoor during winter temperature min. from 3 to 10C

Sunny

Extremely rare

Regularly and abundantly, but avoid that the water traverse the pot

Regularly but with spacing
A light pruning is possible every end of summer
Repot from time to time


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Seeds (5) :
9.31 €

Plant 25-30cm : Out of Stock


Seeds (3) :
3.99 €

Cutting (unrooted) 25-30cm :
6.65 €

Plant 25-30cm :
35.91 €


Seeds (3) : Out of Stock

Cutting (unrooted) 25-30cm :
9.31 €

Plant 25-30cm : Out of Stock


Seeds (3) : Out of Stock


Seeds (3) : Out of Stock

Cutting (unrooted) 25-30cm :
9.31 €

Plant 25-30cm : Out of Stock


Seeds (3) : Out of Stock

Plant 25-30cm :
26.6 €

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