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Turraea Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Turraea genus. This is a genus of evergreen trees and shrubs, which are grown for their flowers and foliage. They are frost tender, min 12-15C, and prefer full sun, with fertile, well drained soil. You should water freely in full growth, and less at other times. The young plants may need their growing point removed to promote branching. Propagation is by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Characteristics

Evergreens

Origin

Tropical and S. Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and foliage.

Cultivation

Young plants may need growing point removed to promote branching. Prune after flowering if necessary.

Propagation

Seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

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