Tabebuia argentea, Tecoma argentea - Plant
Description for Tabebuia argentea, Tecoma argentea
The crown is usually asymmetrical with two or three major trunks or branches dominating the crown. The leaves are narrow and elongated, a key feature of the tree. The brilliant display composed of a multitude of two to three-inch-long, golden yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms borne in terminal flower clusters.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Golden Bell, Silver Trumpet Tree||Yellow||Spring, winter||Up to 30 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
It is a very susceptible to damage during strong winds. Tabebuia can be also be grown in containers, especially small ones, which eventually can turn the tree into a large bonsai specimen.
|Full sun||Well-drained soil||Keep moist, drier in the winter||22 to 30 degrees C||Apply the fertilizer in the spring before the onset of new growth. Do not fertilize your Tabebuia tree after the first three years of growth.|
Caring for Tabebuia argentea
- Some support and training required when the plants are small.
- Regular irrigation in the dry period in the first two years will help the tree establish itself.
- Allow soil to dry several inches deep before irrigating.
- Prune trees to remove wayward, broken, dead, or diseased branches.
Typical uses of Tabebuia argentea
Special features: Flowers and foliage
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Good for screening, Suitable for road median planting, Suitable for avenue planting, Good on seaside
Medicinal use: NA
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