Tecoma (Shrub, Orange) - Plant

Growing Tecoma is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for Tecoma plant, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely orange flowers.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the best attractive flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
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About Tecoma

This plant may not have flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and it will be of orange colored flower. It is a species of flowering plant in the Bignoniaceae,family.

Tecoma is an erect, scrambling shrub, it grows to 2–3 m in height and a similar width. Normally evergreen, it may lose its leaves in colder climates. The leaves are long and are opposite, slightly serrated, green to dark-green.The flowers are tubular, narrow, about 7.5 cm long, and are produced at different times throughout the year. They are grouped in 10–15 cm long terminal clusters.

The flower color ranges from orange to orange-red to apricot. Tecoma is an ornamental garden plant commonly used for screening and decorative purposes. It can also be trimmed to form a hedge. It is often planted specifically to attract birds and butterflies. Dark orange color of these plants sometimes appear to be red because of environmental and sunlight factors.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Tecoma (Shrub, Orange),Cape Honeysuckle ,Bignoniaceae,yellow trumpetbush, yellow bells, yellow elder, ginger thomas
Maximum Reachable Height 2-3 meter
Flower Colour Orange
Bloom Time Year round
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

  • Morning sunlight of 3-6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Tecoma plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer to the plant once in a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
  • Tecoma care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(3-6 hours)
    Watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 20-30 Degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer to the plant once in a month

    Tecoma special feature

    Beautiful attractive flower

    Tecoma uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This attractive garden plant is a popular garden shrub and is often planted specifically to attract birds and butterflies to the garden
    • It is also commonly planted as a hedge, both formal and informal in Landscaping

    Medicinal Use:

    • The bark is used in traditional medicine to relieve pain and sleeplessness, to bring down fevers, to treat chest ailments such as bronchitis, to treat stomach pains, diarrhoea and dysentery and to encourage the flow of milk in nursing mothers
    • Leaves are also used to treat diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis
    • Dried and powdered bark is rubbed around the teeth to treat bleeding gums
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Tecoma ?

    Tecoma is commonly known as Tecoma (Shrub, Orange),Cape Honeysuckle ,Bignoniaceae,yellow trumpetbush, yellow bells, yellow elder, ginger thomas

    How tall do Tecoma grow?

    On average Tecoma grows 2-3 meter

    What color are Tecoma ?

    A Tecoma plant bears flowers of color Orange

    When Tecoma blooms?

    With enough light, Tecoma may produce Orange flowers in Year round

    How hard is Tecoma to grow?

    A Tecoma is Easy

    How much sunlight does a Tecoma need?

    A Tecoma prefers Natural bright light with morning sunlight(3-6 hours)

    How much water does a Tecoma need?

    A Tecoma prefers watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch

    What kind of soil does a Tecoma need?

    A Tecoma prefers Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content

    What temperature does a Tecoma like?

    A Tecoma prefers 20-30 Degree Celsius

    How often should I fertilize my Tecoma ?

    To encourage Tecoma growth, Apply organic fertilizer to the plant once in a month



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Aman Kejriwal

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

    Gleena jenson

    Monday, 24 February 2020

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Ayush Singhal

    Monday, 03 February 2020

    Does the plant need regular trimming?

    Rabiya Nazki

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Is it a live plant?

    DHARAMVEER YADAV

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Surender Yadav

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

    Anuj Yadav

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

    Dhiraj Gome

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

    Jolly Joy Monteroyo

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Monika Sharma

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Santhosh Santy

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Rare new variety?

    Zorawar Kahlon

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    TUSHAR KANTI MONDAL

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Thanks for the extra seeds

    nandini

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    Very good. Worth the price

    Namrata Mishra

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    Deepa Thomas

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

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

    Muneer Muneer

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

    rahul

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

    Srujana

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    Where did you get the round plant stands with the feet on them?

    Rose Michael

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    What a great experience from start to finish.

    Sanjib Banerjee

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    sarika

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Pooja Lamba Cheema

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

    Raashi

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Jolly Joy Monteroyo

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

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    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Yade Dirchi

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.

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    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    ?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?

    Gautam Patnaik

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Good for the price paid

    Srilatha Inti

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.

    Anshul Raj Khurana

    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

    Gaurav Narwania

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Shaalu Shaalu

    Saturday, 09 June 2018

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.

    Shoyeb Muhammad

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Paromita Chakraborty Das

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

    Aramirgoosy

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Young ones adapt better

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Sunday, 03 June 2018

    Very small but looking cute

    Rahul Gupta

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Nice came in good condition

    Chirayu Dalwadi

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Sarthak Markam

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price

    Punit Mahapatra

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

    Gaurav Narwania

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Quick delivery, good price

    Shaalu Shaalu

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.

    Somnath Pal

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?

    Priyanka Majumder Das

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

    jai

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Can this grown in hot places.

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    Friday, 25 May 2018

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

    Santhosh Santy

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