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Tecoma radicans

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourOrange red
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Tecoma radicans. This species of climber has ovate, pinnate, dark green leaves with toothed, ovate leaflets. The flowers are borne in terminal cymes of trumpet-shaped, orange-red flowers from late summer to mid autumn. This may also be known as Campsis radicans.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

S.E. U.S.A

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers from spring to autumn.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in full sun with shelter from strong winds and will need adequate soil moisture in the summer.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite and whitefly under glass.

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