Duranta Variegated - Plant

Duranta Variegated is a vigorous large broad leaf evergreen shrub with White-edged, pale blue flowers.
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1Duranta Variegated - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Duranta Variegated

An elegant choice for the landscape with gracefully arched branches of variegated foliage complimented with sweetly fragrant, violet-blue blooms. The flowers attract butterflies, and birds will enjoy feeding on the attractive golden-yellow berries.

Duranta requires frequent pruning to make a bushy plant, especially when used as a hedge and needs full sun to bloom well. This is a popular hedge plant in Manipur infact the Manipuri name literally means fence flower.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Variegated Sky Flower, pigeon-berry, golden dewdrop.
Maximum Reachable Height 5-8 feet.
Flower Colour Blue
Bloom Time Spring, summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Slow -fertilizers help encourage prolific flowering and fruiting.
  • It is important to water frequently while the plant is establishing.
  • Some renewal pruning is necessary to keep a nice shape.
  • Duranta plants need full light to get the energy they need to make blooms and berries. Plants growing in too much shade get lanky and sparse.
  • Duranta Variegated care

    Dig holes or beds wide, not deep. Lightly amend heavy clay or sandy soils with organic matter. Gently remove plants from containers, keeping the root ball intact. Loosen potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of the root ball. Level plant with the surrounding soil, spreading roots outward. Fill roots around with lightly amended native soil.
    Water to settle soil around roots. Cover the area with leaf or bark mulch 1 - 3 inches thick but not piled up onto the plant s stem/trunk Water deeply. Stake large shrubs or trees to prevent excess movement in strong winds.

    Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Rich organic soil that is somewhat loamy and drains well.
    Temperature 20-25 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Duranta Variegated uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Perfect for planting around patios, foundations or among border plantings
    • Beautiful when planted in large patio containers
    • Grow as a small tree in frost-free climates

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Duranta?

    Duranta plants are easy to grow in warm weather and full sun. They will quickly fill up a blank spot in the garden Light Duranta plants need full light to get the energy they need to make blooms and berries Soil When growing duranta plants as annuals, provide rich, loamy soil to help plants reach their potential in one growing season. In an outdoor setting, duranta plants can grow in lean soil, as long as they have good drainage. Fertilizer Duranta plants are not heavy feeders and can get by without any supplemental fertilizer in good soils. Water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

    How to prune Duranta plant?

    Without pruning, plants grow out of bounds and take over paths, neighboring plants, or even structures. Cut away dead, damaged or diseased branches at the base of the tree. Remove old wood that no longer flowers. Use loppers for branches too large for the pruning shears. Prune overgrowth back to a pleasing shape and size. Remove the longest branches at the tree base to control height and spread. Cut off branches that grow close to the ground. Remove these branches at the trunk, leaving a clearing below the tree.

    What is Duranta plant?

    Duranta is a genus of flowering shrub in the verbena family Verbenaceae. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant and mostly for hedge purpose.

    How to plant Duranta hedge?

    Choose a place in the garden that gets full sun. Prepare the planting area well by digging. Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the root-ball. Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots. Plant the cuttings in a row and add some soil around it. Duranta plants need a moderate amount of water. water your duranta when the top of the soil feels dry.

    Is Duranta plant a perennial?

    Yes, Duranta plant is a perennial

    How to propagate Duranta plant?

    You can propagate Duranta plant through Seed and stem cuttings.

    Where to plant Duranta?

    You can plant Duranta outdoor where direct bright light is available.

    Is Duranta plant poisonous?

    Yes the Duranta plant is mildly toxic if digested.

    How to plant Duranta from cuttings?

    Before snipping the stems, sterilize and clean your pruning shears with a solution of 1 part pine oil cleaner and 3 parts water. This will ensure that the fresh cuttings remain unharmed by bacteria or infection. While the stem tips root the fastest, you can take cuttings from the base, middle,or lower section of the dieffenbachia plant. Wear rubber gloves and cut at least 3- 4″ inches of the cane. Cut at least 3 sections to increase your success rate. Remove any leaves and place the cutting in direct sunlight or leave it to dry overnight. Next, dip them in a high-quality rooting medium. Now, prepare a flower pot with potting soil made from half sand and half peat moss. Moisten the mix thoroughly. Place the duranta cuttings horizontally into the potting mix, with the bottom portion inserted into the soil and the leaf bud above the soil. Keep the potting mix in a warm location at around 75°F (24°C) and moist for optimal root growth. You can also cover the plant cutting with a plastic sheet to keep the soil moist and humidity levels constant. Keep watering the plant whenever the soil looks dry.

    How to grow Duranta plant?

    Duranta plants are easy to grow in warm weather and full sun. They will quickly fill up a blank spot in the garden Light Duranta plants need full light to get the energy they need to make blooms and berries Soil When growing duranta plants as annuals, provide rich, loamy soil to help plants reach their potential in one growing season. In an outdoor setting, duranta plants can grow in lean soil, as long as they have good drainage. Fertilizer Duranta plants are not heavy feeders and can get by without any supplemental fertilizer in good soils. Water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.



    Reviews

    Thursday, 12 March 2020

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Suvra kanti Karmakar

    Sunday, 01 March 2020

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    geeta dutta

    Tuesday, 25 February 2020

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

    Mithila Ananth
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