Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Ombu tree, bella sombra tree

Phytolacca dioica

HOW TO GROW OMBU TREE

Characteristics of the plant

OMBU TREE

flower

May - June. Creamy white flowers in long hanging inflorescences. Very swollen trunks at the base. Oval leaves with pointed apex. Fruits in berry, yellow in principle, reddish at the end, toxic. Dioecious perennial tree that can attain 15 m.

water

Abundantly, especially in young samples. (species of tropical origin) as it grows it can tolerate drought better.

gardening pot

Square or garden tree. Very used by its thick foliage, hence its name "Bella sombra tree,which means "good shade tree, in Spanish". Also for its characteristic trunks.

weather

Square or garden tree. Very used by its thick foliage, hence its name "Bella sombra tree,which means "good shade tree, in Spanish". Also for its characteristic trunks.

shovel

From seeds in spring or autumn. It grows very quickly. We should keep in mind that its powerful roots can damage the human constructions, so that an appropriate location should be chosen.

soil

Preferably rich in organic, well crumbled matter.



Another species of "phytolacca"

Phytolacca acinosa --------------............

Phytolacca americana----------------............

Phytolacca esculenta -------------.............

Phytolacca polyandra---------------.............

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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