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Bauhinia yunnanensis - orchid tree (Forest Alveolus)

Bauhinia yunnanensis - orchid tree (Forest Alveolus)

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Altezza della pianta: 15-30cm 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 yunnanensis is a small deciduous shrub, sometimes climbing, which can reach a height of 2-4 metres. The foliage has a disordered shape with sarmentose branches. The bilobed leaves resemble the imprint of a cattle hoof. In spring the plant produces apical inflorescences with pink flowers, very similar in shape to those of orchids. 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 remain close to 0°C.

Botanical Information

Botanical Name: Bauhinia yunnanensis

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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