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 it will get 4-6 hrs of direct bright light.

    How to plant Thunbergia?

    1. To plant Thunbergia in pot, choose a pot having of 6-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in the current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plants directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing monsoons season(July-October).

    What is Thunbergia plant?

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

    How to grow Thunbergia?

    Plant is grown by seeds and limb cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.  1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing monsoons season(July-October). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com  `

    When to plant Thunbergia seeds?

    You can plant Thunbergia seeds during the winter(December-January) and monsoons season(July-October).

    How to sow Thunbergia seeds?

    Consider the following points to sow Thunbergia seeds You can plant Thunbergia seeds in pot as well as in-ground. To plant Thunbergia seeds consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1 inch in soil, place 2-3 seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week. 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(July-October).Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to plant Thunbergia?

    You can plant Thunbergia plants during the monsoons season(July-September).

    How to care for Thunbergia plant?

    Consider the following points to care Thunbergia 1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.

    Where to plant Thunbergia?

    You can plant Thunbergia outdoor where 4-6 hrs of direct bright light is available.



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020

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

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    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.

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    Monday, 18 November 2019

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    Thursday, 07 November 2019

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    Sunday, 20 October 2019

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    Saturday, 19 October 2019

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    Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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    Tuesday, 15 October 2019

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    Thursday, 10 October 2019

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    Thursday, 03 October 2019

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    Monday, 28 May 2018

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    Friday, 25 May 2018

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    Thursday, 22 June 2017

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    Saturday, 20 May 2017

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    Wednesday, 30 November 2016

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