Thunbergia Alata/Black-Eyed Susan- Creepers & Climbers
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Thunbergia Botanically known as Thunbergia alata from Acanthaceae family. Common names are Black-eyed Susan, Chota Thunbergia etc. It is a perennial semi-evergreen flowering vine & it requires trelling or chain like fencing or arbors for growing over it. It can be grown in hanging pots/containers and it have ring of black in the center with yellow petals color flower.
It a fast-growing, long-flowering, friendly creeper, an herbaceous perennial climbing plant. It is a general favourite as it is not fussy about soil, needs only moderate water, is mostly evergreen and covers ugly places beautifully. It is easy to care, the medium green leaves are a little coarse and grow opposite to one another. They can be either heart-shaped or a kind of lanced arrowhead shape. This vine blooms flowers all summer but can continue all year in warmer areas.
MAXIMUM HEIGHT - It can reach 6-8 meter height.
BLOOMING YEAR - Almost Year-around flowering in warmer region, in cooler region it flowers around 7-8 months in a year and go to dormancy in winter.
GROWING TIPS - It can grow almost in all type of soil and it can easily grown in any Indian Climatic condition.
INSIDE THE BOX
|1.||Thunbergia alata Plant||1 Feet Height|
|2.||Growing Pot (Black color)||6 Inch|
*above specifications are for indicative purpose only, actual dimensions may slightly vary.
LIGHT CONDITION - It requires minimum more than 3 hours of Direct Sunlight. If planted in full shade the blooming frequency will reduced.
WATERING SCHEDULE - Water when the top soil(2-3 inch) feels dry to touch. Always maintain moisture near the root zone.
SOIL TYPE - The soil should be well drained, fertile & rich in organic content.
FERTILIZER APPLICATION - Apply any organic fertilizer once in a month.
PLANT PROTECTION - Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. Generally it is not affected by any pest & disease incase for any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
INITIAL CARE FOR 10-15 DAYS JUST AFTER RECEIVING YOUR PLANT