The purple velvet plant, is one of the most unique houseplants you can grow. This is due to the odd velvety purplish hairs that it produces on its green leaves.

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About Velvet Leaf Tree

It grows to 2 m tall, and has velvet-like heart-shaped leaves 15–25 cm broad. The flowers are yellow or orange, 4 cm diameter, maturing into button-shaped capsules which split lengthwise to release the seeds. The flowers and plants have a fruity scent.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name velvetleaf, velvetweed, Chinese jute, China jute, buttonweed, butterprint, pie-marker, or Indian mallow
Maximum Reachable Height 10.00 to 15.00 feet
Flower Colour yellow or orange
Bloom Time May to July
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • They should be placed in areas of your home that receive bright, but filtered sunlight.
  • Soil should be kept only moderately moist at all times, do not over water this plant!​
  • You can even add some rocks or gravel to the bottom of your pot to ensure that water is draining well.​
  • Fertilize once a week during the growing season.

    Velvet Leaf Tree care

  • Purple velvet plants can thrive in small pots for quite some time.
  • prune them heavily as they grow by cutting stems off at no more than 5" above the soil line.
  • ​Cuttings can be rooted well in jars of water. It typically takes 1-2 weeks for a cutting to root successfully.​

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soils
    Temperature 23ºC
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Velvet Leaf Tree special feature

    Parts Used: Whole vine, leaves, roots, seeds, bark.

    Velvet Leaf Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Bast fibers of the bark are made into rope

    Medicinal Use:

    • Pounded leaves used for snake bites, abscesses, and wounds
    • Leaves and roots used for treatment of ulcersLeaves used for scabies
    • Roots used as diuretic
    • etc

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Velvet Leaf Tree ?

    Velvet Leaf Tree is commonly known as velvetleaf, velvetweed, Chinese jute, China jute, buttonweed, butterprint, pie-marker, or Indian mallow

    How tall do Velvet Leaf Tree grow?

    On average Velvet Leaf Tree grows 10.00 to 15.00 feet

    What color are Velvet Leaf Tree ?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree plant bears flowers of color yellow or orange

    When Velvet Leaf Tree blooms?

    With enough light, Velvet Leaf Tree may produce yellow or orange flowers in May to July

    How hard is Velvet Leaf Tree to grow?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Velvet Leaf Tree need?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree prefers Full sun

    How much water does a Velvet Leaf Tree need?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Velvet Leaf Tree need?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree prefers well-drained soils

    What temperature does a Velvet Leaf Tree like?

    A Velvet Leaf Tree prefers 23ºC

    How often should I fertilize my Velvet Leaf Tree ?

    To encourage Velvet Leaf Tree growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    Can this grown in hot places.

    Tulika Srivastava

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