A large, erect shrub, up to 4m high. Leave usually simple, trifoliate or two-leaved, opposite, elliptic or lanceolate. Flower golden yellow fragrant.
Tecoma quick growing tall shrub bearing numerous bunches of golden yellow flowers almost throughout the year in quick succession. It is very susceptible to waterlogging. Pruning is needed to reduce height of the plant and to maintain a good shape
Growing Tecoma is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for Tecoma plant, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely orange, yellow, red flower
What makes it special:
- One of the best attractive flowering plants.
- Low maintenance plant.
- Perfect plant for outdoor garden.
Tecoma is an erect, scrambling shrub, it grows to 2,3 m in height and a similar width. Normally evergreen, it may lose its leaves in colder climates. The leaves are long and are opposite, slightly serrated, green to dark-green. The flowers are tubular, narrow, about 7.5 cm long, and are produced at different times throughout the year. They are grouped in 10,15 cm long terminal cluster The flower colour ranges from orange to orange-red to apricot. Tecoma is an ornamental garden plant commonly used for screening and decorative purposes. It can also be trimmed to form a hedge. It is often planted specifically to attract birds and butterflies. Dark orange colour of these plants sometimes appears to be red because of environmental and sunlight factor
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
- Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
- Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
- Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight||Natural bright light with morning sunlight (3-6 hours)|
|Watering||Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch|
|Soil||Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content|
|Temperature||20-30 Degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Apply organic fertilizer to the plant once in a month|