The Streptosolen Jamesonii is a bush, very striking with bouquets of orange blossoms. It is very resistant and does not need much care.
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The Streptosolen Jamesonii is an evergreen shrub that belongs to the solanaceae family.
The most interesting thing of this shrub is its abundant orange flowers and tubular form which appears in terminal panicles, as if it were a bouquets.
The Streprosolen Jamesonii needs good and rich soils to thrives.
Feed it once in winter and use a liquid fertilizer uring the spring a liquid fertilizer.
In warm climates it blooms in winter until spring and in the rest from spring and summer.
Prune Streptosolen once the flowers are over, even you can go ahead with a strong trim right back from the bottom, mainly if the plant is weak or ungraceful, or if it has been injured by the very low temperatures or by the freeze, it normally will revive.
Streptosolen Jamesonii can be affected by some pests like:
-Aphids which can be treated by "Dimethoate"
-Red spider by "Abamectina"
-Mealy bugs which can be treated by mineral oils together with some specific insecticide.
Before using any chemical try to wash the plant with water and soap and keep those quemicals for when it is strongly affected.
|Origen||Colombia, Equator, Peru|
|Height||Can reach up to 5 m long in its natural habitat, but when growing in pots or in the garden normally between 1.00-1.5 mtrs. apprx.|
|Flowering||From latest winter to the autumn. During the autumn normally it does not bloom|
|Location||Sun to have more flowers or partial shade.|
|Irrigation||Moderated with a good drain, avoiding soggy soils.|
|Applications||As a crawling plant and also as a hanging indoor plant|
|Others||Resists only until 7º C|
|Sales format||Pot 13cm diameter|
|Note||Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.|