Dodonaea Viscosa, Hopbush - 0.5 kg Seeds

Dodonaea viscosa is a species of flowering plant in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. Hop Bush is a shrub.
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About Dodonaea Viscosa

Sapindaceae, also known as the soapberry family, is a family of flowering plants in the order Sapindales. There are about 140 to 150 genera with 1400 to 2000 species, including maple, ackee, horse chestnut, and lychee. Hop Bush is a shrub growing to 1-3 m tall, rarely a small tree to 10 m tall.

It is commonly called hop bush because the colorful fruits resemble the fruits used in brewing. The leaves are simple elliptical, 6-13 cm long and 2-4 cm broad, and secrete a resinous substance. The flowers are yellow to orange-red, produced in short racemes. The fruit is a capsule 2 cm broad, red ripening brown, with three wings. The wood is extremely tough and durable.

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name Hop Bush, Hopseed
Height 1 to 3 m
Flower Colour Yellow to orange-red
Bloom Time July to August
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Notched Leaf Soapnut is a medium to large size deciduous tree growing up to 18 m tall, with a 1
  • 5 m trunk girth
  • A bark is gray, shiny, covered with rough falling scales

Dodonaea Viscosa care

  • The Sapindaceae are mostly trees and shrubs, and tendril-bearing vines comprising about 140 genera and 1,500 species
  • The leaves are alternate, simple, or more commonly pinnately compound; stipules are absent except in the climbing forms
  • The flowers are small, actinomorphic or zygomorphic, and commonly functionally unisexual, Although a given individual may bear seemingly bisexual flowers together with either male or female flowers
  • The perianth typically is biseriate, consisting of calyx and corolla
Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Dodonaea Viscosa special feature

A few bisexual, both found in the same rusty-velvety panicles. Bisexual flowers provide ample pollen and nectar to bees.

Dodonaea Viscosa uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Fruits possess several medicinal properties and are widely used for example in the treatment of asthma, colic and dysentery, and during childbirth

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do dodonaea viscosa grow?

On average dodonaea viscosa grows 1 to 3 m

What color are dodonaea viscosa?

A dodonaea viscosa plant bears flowers of color Yellow to orange-red

How hard is dodonaea viscosa to grow?

A dodonaea viscosa is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a dodonaea viscosa need?

A dodonaea viscosa prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a dodonaea viscosa need?

A dodonaea viscosa prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a dodonaea viscosa need?

Well-drained soil

What temperature does a dodonaea viscosa like?

20 to 40 degrees C

How should I fertilize my dodonaea viscosa?

Apply any organic fertilizer



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