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ADANSONIA gregorii

Baobab

Stock: Available

SKU Code: N 1


$5.50

Family: Malvaceae
Characteristics: Tree 5-15 m

Seed per packet: Approx. 5
Seed per gram: Approx. 2

Easily recognised by the swollen base of its trunk, which gives the tree a bottle like appearance. The trunk base may be extremely large with trunks of a diameter of over five metres have been recorded.

The Baobab is deciduous, losing its leaves during the dry winter period and producing new leaves and large white flowers between December and May.

Occurs in the Kimberley region of Western Australia and east into the Northern Territory and is the only Adansonia to occur in Australia.

It will grow in a variety of areas, providing they are not exposed to frost. Prefers a well-drained sandy soil with plenty of water during the growing season, but prefers drier conditions when dormant during the winter months when it will lose its leaves. Slower growing in cooler regions.

See also ADANSONIA digitata African Baobab

Pre-treatment: warm to hot water.

The best time to grow in temperate climates is October to December.
Germination: Two to four weeks.

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