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About Gunnera

Narrow Petal Frangipani is a cultivated hybrid derived from a cross between Plumeria stenophylla and an unknown parent. The tree grows mostly up to around 1.5-2 m tall and is deciduous, therefore losing its leaves during long, dry periods.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Narrow Petal Frangipani, Narrow Petal Plumeria
Maximum Reachable Height 5m
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time September or October.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
  • A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.

    Gunnera care

    An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 55F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Gunnera special feature

    Gainers, in turn, bought Swift Canadian in early 1981 but Gainers never became one of the big three, as it began to sell off or close the meat-packing plants

    Gunnera uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • We used Monte Carlo methods to simulate a treat-totarget strategy,

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Gunnera ?

    Gunnera is commonly known as Narrow Petal Frangipani, Narrow Petal Plumeria

    How tall do Gunnera grow?

    On average Gunnera grows 5m

    What color are Gunnera ?

    A Gunnera plant bears flowers of color white

    When Gunnera blooms?

    With enough light, Gunnera may produce white flowers in September or October.

    How hard is Gunnera to grow?

    A Gunnera is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Gunnera need?

    A Gunnera prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Gunnera need?

    A Gunnera prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Gunnera need?

    A Gunnera prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Gunnera like?

    A Gunnera prefers 55F

    How often should I fertilize my Gunnera ?

    To encourage Gunnera growth, Apply any organic fertilizer

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