This plant is available with us in pots of 6 inch diameter. Interested people can pick this big size plant from our garden center.
Common Name: Jungle Geranium, Flame of the Woods, Jungle Flame
Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea
It is one of the most colourful flowering and hedge plants available.
About the Product:
Ixora produces clusters of star-shaped flowers all year round. Each cluster is consists of flowers that comes in red, yellow, pink,orange or peach in color.
Ixora is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. Most will grow in sun or shade and have flowers in massed heads throughout the year. The plants possess leathery leaves, ranging from 3 to 6 inches in length, and produce large clusters of tiny red flowers in the summer.
Excellent for hedges, screens or massed in garden beds and borders.
Caring points after receiving the Product:
- Carefully remove the plants from the boxes and packaging around the plants.
- Once you have removed the covering, check the moist, top soil feels dry to dry, water to the plant and place them in indirect sunlight for a few days.
- This should help your plant acclimate to your home and bounce back from transit shock.
Sunlight: Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for plant growth.
Soil: The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing plant.
Watering: Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Do not over-water the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.
Application of Fertilizer: Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer twice a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.
Plant Protection: Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Karanja oil spray for primary treatment.