Pisonia alba is foliage plant with greenish-yellow leaves.
This plant is used in the garden where dark foliage plants are planted to avoid dull appearance in the garden.
Evergreen tropical tree of medium size, to 7 m height, with greenish-yellow or yellow-white foliage looking like lettuce, the thin leaf blades lanceolate and corrugated 10 to 30cm long, undulate at margins, clusters of tiny greenish white flowers, and 2cm long stalked fruit from female blooms. Cooked leaves are eaten as a vegetable.
||18 inch (46 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Upto 15 feet.
Planting and careWater should apply early in the morning when the soil feels to dry to touch. If you do not want to plant to grow into a tree, it is necessary to prune the plant regularly.
Pisonia Alba care
Pisonia Alba is propagated through cuttings, which root easily in sand. Cuttings should be kept in a place where sunlight falls on them.
||Water the plant regularly but do not over water.
||25 to 35 degree C
||Apply standard liquid fertilizer.
Pisonia Alba special feature
Pisonia alba is a small, evergreen foliage tree or a large shrub found in our gardens.
Pisonia Alba uses
- The plant stands out on its own in the garden
- Pissonia Alba can be grown in pots and it also makes a good hedge when planted closely together