Cascabela Thevetia, Yellow Oleander, Bitti (Yellow) - Plant

Cascabela thevetiaultivated is cultivated widely as an ornamental.its common name is yellow oleander, and is also called lucky nut in the West Indies.
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About Cascabela Thevetia

Cascabela thevetia is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree. Its leaves are willow-like, linear-lanceolate, and glossy green in color. They are covered in waxy coating to reduce water loss (typical of oleanders). Its stem is green turning silver/gray as it ages.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Kaner.,Thevetia neriifolia flava, Cascabela thevetia, thevetia peruviana,lucky Nut Yellow, Bitti Yellow, Yellow Oleander, Trumpet Flower, Be Still Tree, Bitti, Pilvalakanhera, Pil-kaner, Kolka-phul, Pachaiyalari, Pachchaganeru, Pila-kanera, Kadukasi, Manja Areli, Berenjo
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 metres.
Flower Colour yellow
Bloom Time April-September
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

Yellowing of new leaves indicates over watering.

Cascabela Thevetia care

Cascabela thevetia is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree. Its leaves are willow-like, linear-lanceolate, and glossy green in color. They are covered in waxy coating to reduce water loss (typical of oleanders). Its stem is green turning silver/gray as it ages.[2] Flowers bloom from summer to fall. The long funnel-shaped sometimes-fragrant yellow (less commonly apricot, sometimes white) flowers are in few-flowered terminal clusters.[2] Its fruit is deep red-black in color encasing a large seed that bears some resemblance to a 'Chinese lucky nut.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade.
Watering When in growth water often and allow plants to remain moist. When not actively growing, water plants sparingly and allow to dry out between watering.
Soil Standard mix of well drained sand and peat.
Temperature Warm.
Fertilizer Fertilize regularly during the growing period.
Harvest Season Cascabela thevetia is cultivated as an ornamental plant, and planted as large flowering shrub or small ornamental tree standards in gardens and parks in temperate climates. In frost prone areas it is container plant, in the winter season brought inside a greenhouse or as a house plant. It tolerates most soils and is drought tolerant

Cascabela Thevetia uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Used as an ornamental plant in landscapes, in parks, and along roadsides

Medicinal Use:

  • Nerium has various medicinal uses and the leaves and flowers are thought to have actions as tonic, cardio tonic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic and expectorant
  • Leaves and flowers are also used to treat malaria and as traditional medicine it induces the termination of embryo
  • The tincture or decoction is been used externally to reduce swelling and scabies
  • The root powder is an external remedy for hemorrhoids and ulcers around genitals
  • Leaves and bark is treated as insecticide, rat poison and parasitic
  • The plant of Indian oleander is thought to possess anti-cancerous activities

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Cascabela Thevetia?

Cascabela Thevetia is commonly known as Kaner.,Thevetia neriifolia flava, Cascabela thevetia, thevetia peruviana,lucky Nut Yellow, Bitti Yellow, Yellow Oleander, Trumpet Flower, Be Still Tree, Bitti, Pilvalakanhera, Pil-kaner, Kolka-phul, Pachaiyalari, Pachchaganeru, Pila-kanera, Kadukasi, Manja Areli, Berenjo

How tall do Cascabela Thevetia grow?

On average Cascabela Thevetia grows Up to 3 metres.

What color are Cascabela Thevetia?

A Cascabela Thevetia plant bears flowers of color yellow

When Cascabela Thevetia blooms?

With enough light, Cascabela Thevetia may produce yellow flowers in April-September

How hard is Cascabela Thevetia to grow?

A Cascabela Thevetia is Easy.

How much sunlight does a Cascabela Thevetia need?

A Cascabela Thevetia prefers Full sun to part shade.

How much water does a Cascabela Thevetia need?

A Cascabela Thevetia prefers watering When in growth water often and allow plants to remain moist. When not actively growing, water plants sparingly and allow to dry out between watering.

What kind of soil does a Cascabela Thevetia need?

A Cascabela Thevetia prefers Standard mix of well drained sand and peat.

What temperature does a Cascabela Thevetia like?

A Cascabela Thevetia prefers Warm.

How often should I fertilize my Cascabela Thevetia?

To encourage Cascabela Thevetia growth, Fertilize regularly during the growing period.



Reviews

Thursday, 12 March 2020

What is Botanical name of this plant?

Tarini Singla Bansal

Monday, 02 March 2020

Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed

vipin seni

Monday, 17 February 2020

Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

Madhu Grover
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