Thunbergia Erecta Alba, Meyenia Erecta Alba (White) - Plant

Thunbergia erecta is a herbaceous perennial climbing plant species in the genus Thunbergia native to western Africa.
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About Thunbergia Erecta Alba

It is best grown in organically rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18.5 inch (47 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Thunbergia erecta, Acanthaceae, Acanthus, Meyenia erecta Mini, Meyenia White
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 30 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time August to September
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Grow the plants in full sun to light shade. In hotter regions, plant where they will receive afternoon shade.
  • Grow Thunbergia in rich soils to help fuel growth. Prior to planting, mix in ample amounts of compost.
  • Add a general purpose fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
  • Thunbergia plants do not tolerate droughts very well.
  • Keep the soil well watered, especially when young, and during hot and dry weather. If grown in containers, be vigilant that they do not dry out.
  • Thunbergia plants can be trimmed, as needed.
  • Plants need the support of a fence, trellis or post. Train young plants to reach the support.

    Thunbergia Erecta Alba care

    Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.

    Sunlight Full sunlight to partial shade
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 35 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
    Harvest Season August to September

    Thunbergia Erecta Alba special feature

    Trellises, arbors, fences or other structures in areas where winter hardy. Hanging baskets and other containers when grown as an annual. Houseplant.

    Thunbergia Erecta Alba uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Where to plant Thunbergia alata?

    You can plant Thunbergia outdoor where enough amount of natural bright light (morning sunlight 3-4 hrs.) is available.

    How to plant Thunbergia?

    Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light. Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily

    What is Thunbergia plant?

    Thunbergia alata is a fast-growing and free-flowering vine.

    When to plant Thunbergia seeds?

    You can plant Thunbergia seeds during the winter and monsoons season.

    How to sow Thunbergia seeds?

    1. Fill the seed-raising tray up to approximately 1/2 inch from the top with moist potting soil. Firm the soil in the container with your fingers. 2. Soak tamarind seeds overnight in warm water to speed up germination. Spread the seeds over the soil in the seed-raising tray. Sprinkle a 1/8-inch layer of soil over the seeds. Lightly tamp the soil with your fingertips so it sits firmly over the seeds. 3. Water the seeds with a spray bottle; aim to keep the soil moist, not soggy. 4. Cover the seed-raising tray with clear plastic wrap or cover to insulate the seeds and to help maintain the soil moisture until the seeds germinate. 5. Place the seed tray in a sunny area. Moisten the soil, as needed, throughout the germination process. Expect the seeds to germinate within approximately one month. 6. Transplant the seedlings to individual pots once their second set of true leaves appear. Plant them outdoors in a sun-filled area at the beginning of summer.

    When to plant Thunbergia?

    You can plant Thunbergia plants during the monsoons season.

    How to care for Thunbergia plant?

    Make sure your plant is getting enough amount of direct bright sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Where to plant Thunbergia?

    You can plant Thunbergia outdoor where enough amount of natural bright light (morning sunlight 3-4 hrs.) is available.



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

    Yuvraj Zala

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    Deepika Asthana

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    A perfect house plant.

    Rizwan
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