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Powder Puff Plant, Calliandra - Plant

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Description

These hardy small trees branch out wide with very attractive leaves.

Calliandra is a large genus of tropical plants that consists of about 200 species of small trees and evergreen, flowering shrubs. Calliandra haematocephala, commonly known as the Powder Puff Tree, is native to South America.

Powder Puffs grow up to 10 feet tall with an equal spread, but dwarf, 3-6 foot varieties are also available.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Powder Puff Plant, Calliandra,Calliandra haematocephala .
Maximum Reachable Height 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Powder Puff plants can also be propagated with stem tip cuttings taken during the spring months.
  • Dust each cut with a rooting hormone and strike into a peat moss/perlite mix at 75 degreeF until the cuttings are well rooted.
  • Powder Puff Plant care

    Calliandras grow and flower best if they are grown in full sun, but they tolerate some partial shade, especially in hot summer regions.They should be planted in reasonably fertile, moist but well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.5.Powder Puff plants should be watered regularly and thoroughly to maintain evenly moist soil, especially during the summer growing season.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 60-75F.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Powder Puff Plant special feature

    Container plant. Houseplant.

    Powder Puff Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • No reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines
    • In Nigeria, roots used in the treatment of hemorrhoids
    • (7)Elsewhere, decoction of the flowers used as blood purifier and tonic

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow powder puff plant?

    Powder puff plant is grown by seed and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to propagate powder puff plants?

    Powder puff plant is propagated by seed and cuttings. 1. To propagate take cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers, leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the plant. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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