L Lagerstroemia flos-regina Lantana camara Lawsonia alba Leucaena leucocephala Litchi chinensis Livistona chinensis Livistona jenkinsiana
Q Quercus incana Quercus serrata
J Jacaranda mimmosifolia Juglans regia
P Panicum maximum Parkinsonia aculeate Passiflora edulis Peganum harmala Peltophorum africanum Phoenix acualis Phoenix dactylifera Phoenix sylvestris Picea smithiana Pinus gerardiana Pinus khasya Pinus patula Pinus roxburghii Pinus wallichiana Piper nigrum Pithecelobium dulce Platanus orientalis Polyalthia longifolia Pongamia PinnataTop Prosopis cineraria Psidium guajva Pterocarpus dalbergioides Pterocarpus marsupium Pterocarpus santalinus Pterospermum acerfolium Punica granatum Putranjiva roxburghi Pyrus communis
K Kigelia pinnata Koelreuteria paniculata Kydia calycina
Already several newspapers have printed paper produced from this plant. Its an annual fiber crop (stems resemble bamboo). In 150 days it may reach 18'. It produces creamy white flowers and usually palmately compound leaves somewhat similar to marijuana (not related). Its paper quality is proving to be equal or superior to today's traditional newspapers. Numerous uses are yet being found. In warmer regions it may be grown as a wind shelter or as a living fence. It has use as a forage crop, in roof matting, particle board, etc.if grown in the landscape, or as an indoor ornamental it would not go unnoticed. Germination in 4-6 days. Note that we have listed 9 other Kenaf strains that are currently being tested in agricultural research.
I Indigofera tinctoria Ipomea palmate
Kenaf, Deccan hemp or Hibiscus cannabinus is a plant of the family Malvaceae.
Its thorny stems can be up to 2 m tall.
Deccan hemp is found mainly in the humid tropics, Southeast Asia, Central America and the tropical regions of Africa.
Kenaf flowers can be white or pink.
Deccan hemp seeds are gray and triangular in shape.
Sowing seeds of kenaf:
Start by soaking your Deccan hemp seeds for 24 hours in warm water.
Next, sow your kenaf seeds in 10 x 10 cm pots with fine potting soil, cover them with only 0.5 cm of substrate.
Water well and place your pots in a place where the temperature will not drop below 25 ° C.
Germination of Hibiscus cannabinus seeds usually takes 2 to 4 weeks.
– Beautiful plant resembling hemp.
– Very beautiful white and black flowers, see pink.
– Very fast growth.
– full sun exposure see partial shade.
Using the fibers extracted from the stems of Hibiscus cannabinus (like that of hemp), we get bags of jute.
Fiber paper pulp is also produced.
Kenaf is nowadays called the plant of the future.
This plant grown in Egypt, with the blue lotus for over 3000 years.
Kenaf seed oil is also used for cosmetics, as industrial lubricants and for the production of biofuels just like Jatropha .
African ethnobotanical plant seeds to grow in the garden or on the balcony.