Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 where it is best grown in fertile, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. In St. Louis, grow plants in pots/containers that are overwintered indoors in bright sunny rooms as houseplants.
14 inch (36 cm)
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Mussaenda ( Red ),Mussaenda,Mussaenda, Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush, Tropical Dogwood, Mussaenda Red Single,Mussaenda Single Lal, Bedina, Hanu rei, Vellaiyilai, Mithai Phool,Mussaenda incana (Dwarf Mussaenda),Mussaenda 'Queen Sirikit', Mussaenda 'Capricorn Dream'.
Maximum Reachable Height
2.00 to 6.00 feet
it comes in various colors:-Red,white,yellow,pink
easy to grow
Planting and care
Train a climbing vine cape honeysuckle plant on a trellis or other supporting object using plant ties to support the vines.
To maintain the shape of shrubs, prune long or unruly branches back to a side branch or bud with sharp pruning shears.
Cut off old, damaged or dead branches at their base and remove them.
Tecoma capensis, commonly known as cape honeysuckle, is a flowering, versatile evergreen that is suitable as a climbing vine, border plant, shrub or ground cover. It blooms in clusters of tubular, red-orange flowers that are about 2 inches in length in the late summer, fall and winter.
20 C to 30C
Apply any organic fertilizer
Mussaenda special feature
Popular plants in southern Florida and California where they are often planted as specimens, massed in gardens and shrub borders or planted as informal hedges or screens.
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
Frequently Asked Questions
How to propagate Mussaenda plant?
Mussaenda plant is propagated from Seed, softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings
How to plant Mussaenda?
To plant Mussaenda plant consider the following points
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 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 same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant 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 more than 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 season (June-July).
How to grow Mussaenda plant?
Mussaenda Plant is grown by seed and softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil 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 season.
Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
Saturday, 15 February 2020
How crazy that we all have plants on the mind.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space