Manilkara hexandra variegata - Plant

Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla, is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

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About Manilkara hexandra variegata

Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla, is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Oroshima-chiku (Japanese), Dwarf Fernleaf Bamboo , Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo , Sapodilla
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 5 feet
Flower Colour Rarely flowers
Bloom Time Non-flowering
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance.
  • The vines need to be trained early when they are young.
  • You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
  • Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
  • Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
  • Manilkara hexandra variegata care

    Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and don’t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.

    Sunlight Part shade to full shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 26°C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Manilkara hexandra variegata special feature

    Excellent ground cover for areas where invasive spread is either desirable or acceptable or where appropriate barriers have been installed. A good plant for erosion control on slopes and banks. Leave undisturbed to roam in woodland gardens.

    Manilkara hexandra variegata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Manilkara hexandra variegata ?

    Manilkara hexandra variegata is commonly known as Oroshima-chiku (Japanese), Dwarf Fernleaf Bamboo , Chiku, Chikku, Chikoo , Sapodilla

    How tall do Manilkara hexandra variegata grow?

    On average Manilkara hexandra variegata grows 4 to 5 feet

    What color are Manilkara hexandra variegata ?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata plant bears flowers of color Rarely flowers

    When Manilkara hexandra variegata blooms?

    With enough light, Manilkara hexandra variegata may produce Rarely flowers flowers in Non-flowering

    How hard is Manilkara hexandra variegata to grow?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Manilkara hexandra variegata need?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata prefers Part shade to full shade

    How much water does a Manilkara hexandra variegata need?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Manilkara hexandra variegata need?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Manilkara hexandra variegata like?

    A Manilkara hexandra variegata prefers 26°C

    How often should I fertilize my Manilkara hexandra variegata ?

    To encourage Manilkara hexandra variegata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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    Friday, 01 November 2019

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

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