The large, seven-inch-long, stiff, dark green leaves are rough and hairy, feeling much like sandpaper.
*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.
|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.|
- Because of its beautiful flowers, the plant is generally grown as a specimen tree
- 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?
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.
Thursday, 06 February 2020
Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy
Sunday, 24 November 2019
What can i do to maintain my plant?
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