About Allamanda Creeper
As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and gets covered with yellow bell-shaped 3 to 4 inches long blooms in growing season. Although it does not have tendrils to climb but provided support can grow as vine too.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||4 inch (10 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Golden trumpet vine|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4 to 6 ft|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature. Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
Allamanda Creeper care
Allamanda is a bushy nature plant, the large-sized container is preferable as the plant gets heavy with the time. You may need to re-pot it every year. Regardless of size, make sure container has drainage holes at the bottom to ensure smooth drainage of water. Put stone or brick pieces on the holes.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), Any good-quality potting mix.|
|Temperature ||25 to 35 degree C|
|Fertilizer ||Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.|
|Harvest Season ||Flowers are harvested throughout the year.|
Allamanda Creeper special feature
Allamanda woody vine grows vigorously in full sun or semi shade, even in poor soil. The plant climbs grows rapidly, making it good for use over pergolas or on structures with some horizontal support.
Allamanda Creeper uses
- Plants are used for an ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
How to grow Allamanda plant?
Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light. Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
How to prune Allamanda plant?
Prune your allamanda shrub down to the desired height. These shrubs grow quite quickly and without proper pruning, allamanda rapidly become overgrown and look bulky.
Cut out all damaged, dead or dying branches. Prune out any stems that rub against or cross another stem.
rune allamanda shrubs about once a month throughout the growing season to keep them looking tidy. Prune lightly, however, because a hard pruning can result in few new flowers and very dense foliage.
Is Allamanda plant poisonous?
it is poisonous and ingesting large amounts can be toxic.
Are Allamanda plants perennial?
Yes, all Allamanda plants are perennial
Where to plant Allamanda?
You can plant a Allamanda tree outdoor where enough amount of natural bright light (morning sunlight 3-4 hrs.) is available.
How to grow Allamanda plant from cuttings?
Take a piece of the stem from the tree that is about 3 inches (7.5 cm.) long and has several leaves. Remove the bottom 1 inch (2.5 cm.) of leaves. Immerse the bare stem into the soil medium and mist thoroughly. It will root in about three weeks if you keep it warm and moist. Growing Shamiplant to produce a new plant is the easiest method of propagation.
How to propagate Allamanda plant?
You can propagate Allamanda plant from cuttings and seeds.
Why is my Allamanda plant turning yellow?
It is may be due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering . So make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.
How to plant Allamanda seeds?
1. Fill the seed-raising tray up to approximately 1/2 inch from the top with moist potting soil. Firm the soil in the container with your fingers. 2. Spread the seeds over the soil in the seed-raising tray. Sprinkle a 1/8-inch layer of soil over the seeds. Lightly tamp the soil with your fingertips so it sits firmly over the seeds. 3. Water the seeds with a spray bottle; aim to keep the soil moist, not soggy. 4. Cover the seed-raising tray with clear plastic wrap or cover to insulate the seeds and to help maintain the soil moisture until the seeds germinate. 5. Place the seed tray in a sunny area. Moisten the soil, as needed, throughout the germination process. Expect the seeds to germinate within approximately one month. 6. Transplant the seedlings to individual pots once their second set of true leaves appear. Plant them outdoors in a sun-filled area at the beginning of summer
How to care Allamanda plant?
Make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.
How tall do Allamanda plants get?
Allamanda will grow up to 10-20 ft. tall
Thursday, 12 March 2020
what are the dimensions of the pot?
Friday, 28 February 2020
Good growth and 90% germination
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection
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