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Bauhinia purpurea - orchid tree (Forest Alveolus)

Bauhinia purpurea - orchid tree (Forest Alveolus)

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Altezza della pianta: 20-30cm cm
Genus of plants from the Fabaceae family which includes around 300 species of small deciduous trees and shrubs widespread in all tropical areas. Bauhinia purpurea is a medium-small sized deciduous plant that can normally reach a height of 5-7 meters. The foliage has a rounded shape with thorny branches and bilobed leaves that resemble the imprint of a cattle hoof. It is characterized by a wonderful cluster flowering with pinkish purple flowers very similar to those of the orchid. The peculiarity of flowers is that they can have a life cycle of less than 24 hours. Species native to India and China.

Pedoclimatic needs

It adapts to all types of soil, preferring sandy ones, without water stagnation and with a good organic substance content. It prefers an exposure in full sun or partial shade. Non-rustic species that cannot tolerate intense and prolonged frosts and resists in climates where minimum temperatures do not fall below +2°/0°c.

Botanical Information

Botanical Name: Bauhinia purpurea

Family: Fabaceae

NB: you will receive the plants in a container without a pot. If you need to understand how to best decant your sockets, watch the video in this link , or choose pots and soil from the Pots and Soils collection .

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