Thespesia Populnea

Thespesia Populnea

  • Product Code: DFT 010
  • Availability: In Stock
  • QAR 780.00

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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.

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