Sageretia theezans - Plant
Description for Sageretia theezans
Sageretia theezans is a shrub from the family Rhamnaceae, native to southern China. It is widely used for creating bonsai.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Mock Buckthorn, Sweet-plum or Chinese sweet plum||White||April||8.00 to 10.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plants prefer a near-neutral pH range of 5.5Ã¢â‚¬â€œ7.0. A pH of 6.5 is just about right for most home gardens (slightly acidic to neutral).An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.
|Full sun||well-drained soil||Medium||30 to 40 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Sageretia theezans
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants. Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
Typical uses of Sageretia theezans
Special features: Grown primarily for the fruit crop, but early spring bloom has good ornamental value. This dwarf plum is ideal for smaller spaces because it is a small tree and is self-pollinating.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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