Thespesia Populnea Yellow And Orange: 3.0-3.5 m Ht, 2'' dia
Thespesia populnea, otherwise known as Portia Tree, Eden Apple, Pacific Rosewood, or Indian Tulip Tree, is a flowering species belonging to the Malvaceae family. It is a small tree or shrub reaching a height of about 10 m and up to 60 cm in trunk diameter upon maturity. It is fast-growing and its bole is short and often crooked. The leaves are thin, bluish-green, and broadly heart-shaped. The flowers are yellow and orange, maroon marks in the centers bloom throughout the year where hardy.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Most species of the Tabebuia tree require full to partial sun.
Soil: Soil must be well-drained
Water: Moderate watering, in the first few months of growth.
Fertilizer: Fertilize once a month in the early morning with a water-soluble or an organic fertilizer
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Pruning: It recovers slowly from pruning, so best to be selective about which parts and the amount to prune at any one time.