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Megaskepasma erythrochlamys - Brazilian Red Cloak


Megaskepasma erythrochlamys  -  Brazilian Red Cloak (Megaskepasma erythrochlamys  -  Brazilian Red Cloak)

A cutting-grown Brazilian Red Cloak plant from my large shrub. This plant was sold more than a year ago. Photo taken Oct. 2008. For my Brazilian GoY friend, Aleyna.



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beautiful

24 Mar, 2010

 

Probably won't grow here!?!?

24 Mar, 2010

 

Irish, thanks! : > )

Meanie:

Well, it's native to tropical Venezuela. It's a pretty tough shrub...however, is tender to cold and frost.

25 Mar, 2010

 

Delonix:

Okies, now... I have to convince Fernando, from Botanic Garden to give me a cutting... :o)
Any tips about how to take the cuttings from the plant... remember Fernando is an agronomist... I shall be very specific and persuasive... lol

25 Mar, 2010

 

Aleyna:

1) Take more than one cutting

2) Semi-hardwood cutting will germinate only

3) Cutting sizes from 8in/20cm - 24in/60cm are best.

4) Plant in moist well-drained soil in semi-shade to shade

5) Should starting generating roots within a couple of weeks.

Cuttings grow extremely fast and roots may fill a small container very quickly.

25 Mar, 2010

 

thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!! :)

26 Mar, 2010

 

Aleyna:

You're welcome!

27 Mar, 2010



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