Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime - Plant

Pisonia alba is foliage plant with greenish-yellow leaves.
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About Pisonia Alba

This plant is used in the garden where dark foliage plants are planted to avoid dull appearance in the garden.

Evergreen tropical tree of medium size, to 7 m height, with greenish-yellow or yellow-white foliage looking like lettuce, the thin leaf blades lanceolate and corrugated 10 to 30cm long, undulate at margins, clusters of tiny greenish white flowers, and 2cm long stalked fruit from female blooms. Cooked leaves are eaten as a vegetable.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime
Maximum Reachable Height Upto 15 feet.
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time Rarely blooming
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • Water should apply early in the morning when the soil feels to dry to touch.
  • If you do not want to plant to grow into a tree, it is necessary to prune the plant regularly.

    Pisonia Alba care

    Pisonia Alba is propagated through cuttings, which root easily in sand. Cuttings should be kept in a place where sunlight falls on them.

    Sunlight Full sun.
    Watering Water the plant regularly but do not over water.
    Soil Sandy soil.
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply standard liquid fertilizer.

    Pisonia Alba special feature

    Pisonia alba is a small, evergreen foliage tree or a large shrub found in our gardens.

    Pisonia Alba uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant stands out on its own in the garden
    • Pissonia Alba can be grown in pots and it also makes a good hedge when planted closely together

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Pisonia Alba?

    Pisonia Alba is commonly known as Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime

    How tall do Pisonia Alba grow?

    On average Pisonia Alba grows Upto 15 feet.

    What color are Pisonia Alba?

    A Pisonia Alba plant bears flowers of color Green

    When Pisonia Alba blooms?

    With enough light, Pisonia Alba may produce Green flowers in Rarely blooming

    How hard is Pisonia Alba to grow?

    A Pisonia Alba is Easy.

    How much sunlight does a Pisonia Alba need?

    A Pisonia Alba prefers Full sun.

    How much water does a Pisonia Alba need?

    A Pisonia Alba prefers watering Water the plant regularly but do not over water.

    What kind of soil does a Pisonia Alba need?

    A Pisonia Alba prefers Sandy soil.

    What temperature does a Pisonia Alba like?

    A Pisonia Alba prefers 25 to 35 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Pisonia Alba?

    To encourage Pisonia Alba growth, Apply standard liquid fertilizer.


    Monday, 27 July 2020

    Couldn t find it anywhere else.

    Eriko Norota

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

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

    Namrata Mishra

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Good for the price paid

    Kshitiz Jain
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