Thunbergia Alata (Yellow) - Plant
Thunbergia alata, or Black-eyed Susan vine, is a frequent sight in hanging baskets ... Flowers are most commonly found in orange, pale yellow or white
Common name: black-eyed Susan
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 3.00 to 8.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Thunbergia alata, or black-eyed Susan vine, is a common houseplant. This is probably because it is easy to propagate from stem cuttings and, therefore, easy for owners to pass along a piece of the plant.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Growing a black-eyed Susan vine from cuttings is easier.
- Overwinter the plant by cutting several inches from a terminal end of a healthy plant.
- Remove the bottom leaves and place in a glass of water to root.
- Change the water every couple of days.
- Once you have thick roots, plant the start in potting soil in a pot with good drainage
Trellises, arbors, fences or other structures around the home. Also effective in hanging baskets where the vine can twist around the basket supports or in patio containers with a small trellis or obelisk burried in the container.
- yellow fever,
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.