|Adenium 3 : Hybridization Part 2|
|Tuesday, 29 March 2011 11:39|
There are several varieties of Adenium produced through inter species or cross breeding techniques. This activities have been done by they who have hobby in flowers (centers are in Taiwan, Thailand, and USA).
1. Hybrid Arabicum (Arabicum mix)
This is a cross breeding product between low land and high land species of Adenium arabicum and no one can trace back where it originates. However, this variety product has become a common trading commodity in Adenium community.
This is the most expensive Adenium flower and it costs IDR 22000 - 25000 for each seeds (Seeds! Not Flowers!). This type is not easy to be propagated and the most beautiful type of Adenium usually has very compact branches, even it was not planted intensively. It has been claimed that it originates from Thailand (othis is the reason why it has name Thai Soco) and this type is calssified as an elite type of Adenium flowers. A top class collector can spend almost IDR 390 Million to get a winner contest of Adenium recently!
This Arabicum species is a very best product for developing bonsai trees (dwarfed trees) . With its succulent branches and lush, this type is the most Adenium product hunted by collectors.
This is an Arabicum with the name of the city where it originates in Thailand
First Cross breeding product of Arabicum. It gained the name 'black' becuase the color of the branches and the humps.
This Arabicum has darker color that first generation, Black Giant. It is not easy to get a perfect balck color of this type and it makes it expensive.
The uniqueness of this Arabicum is that it has round shaped-leaves and it is rare flower.
To be contineud to Part 3