Cordia, Scarlet cordia - Plant

Scarlet cordia is a small shapely tree which grows up to be 25 feet tall and as wide.
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About Cordia

The large, seven-inch-long, stiff, dark green leaves are rough and hairy, feeling much like sandpaper.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Geiger tree, Orange Geiger
Maximum Reachable Height 15-20 feet.
Flower Colour Orange.
Bloom Time Spring and summer.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

The plant needs pruning to develop a strong structure. However you need to wait for a year, after planting, before pruning. No special care is require for the plant.

Cordia care

Sunlight Full sun.
Watering The roots are very susceptible to rot; therefore watering should be done only when needed.
Soil It grows well in places where soil is a problem.
Temperature 30 to 40 degrees F.
Fertilizer Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting.

Cordia uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Because of its beautiful flowers, the plant is generally grown as a specimen tree

Medicinal Use:

  • Syrup of the bark, flowers, or fruit is taken for coughs and bronchial ailments
  • Teas made from the flowers are used to treat venereal disease
  • The tree s sap is applied to wounds
  • Leaves washed in warm water or dressed with oil are used as poultices for headaches and sprains
  • Unripe fruit are emetic

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Cordia?

Cordia is commonly known as Geiger tree, Orange Geiger

How tall do Cordia grow?

On average Cordia grows 15-20 feet.

What color are Cordia?

A Cordia plant bears flowers of color Orange.

When Cordia blooms?

With enough light, Cordia may produce Orange. flowers in Spring and summer.

How hard is Cordia to grow?

A Cordia is Easy.

How much sunlight does a Cordia need?

A Cordia prefers Full sun.

How much water does a Cordia need?

A Cordia prefers watering The roots are very susceptible to rot; therefore watering should be done only when needed.

What kind of soil does a Cordia need?

A Cordia prefers It grows well in places where soil is a problem.

What temperature does a Cordia like?

A Cordia prefers 30 to 40 degrees F.

How often should I fertilize my Cordia?

To encourage Cordia growth, Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting.



Reviews

Thursday, 06 February 2020

Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

Dinesh Patil

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

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

Virender Singh

Sunday, 24 November 2019

What can i do to maintain my plant?

DEEPAK SINGH
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