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Ixora Coccinea Yellow

Ixora Coccinea

SKU 5209

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AED 35

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AED 37

6% off

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50cm - 70cm

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Plant Care

Watering

During summer, Water daily or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. During Winter season water once in 2 days or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil lightly moist at all times, but do not overwater as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Curly or dry leaves suggest, the plant is dry and needs watering. Water in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler. Always check your soil before watering.

Light

Bright indoor light or indirect sun. 6 hours to 8 hours

Temperature

During summer season or when the temperature is above 45°C place the plant in shaded area. During winter season or the when the temperature is below 45°C the plants can be directly placed in direct/indirect sunlight.

Fertilizer

Apply liquid fertilizer or slow release fertilizer once in 15 days. Always fertilizer the plants during the morning hours when the temperature is low. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Outdoor Plant Food / Flower Booster.

Plant Bio

Ixora coccinea, also known as jungle flame or flame of the woods, is a tropical evergreen shrub native to Southern Asia and India. It is grown for its attractive, colorful flowers, which bloom in clusters and range in color from red, orange, pink, and yellow. Here are some tips for growing and caring for Ixora coccinea:

Soil: Ixora coccinea prefers well-draining, acidic soil with a pH between 5.0 and 6.5. It does not tolerate alkaline soil well.

Sunlight: Ixora coccinea requires full sun to partial shade to grow and bloom properly. Too much shade can reduce flower production.

Watering: Ixora coccinea requires regular watering, especially during the growing season. The soil should be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged.

Fertilizer: Ixora coccinea benefits from regular fertilization with a balanced fertilizer. Apply the fertilizer every two to three months during the growing season.

Pruning: Prune Ixora coccinea regularly to promote healthy growth and flowering. Remove any dead or diseased branches, as well as any branches that are crossing or rubbing against each other.

Pests and diseases: Ixora coccinea can be susceptible to pests such as scale insects, spider mites, and mealybugs. It can also be affected by diseases such as powdery mildew and root rot. To prevent and treat these issues, use organic insecticides and fungicides as needed.

Propagation: Ixora coccinea can be propagated from stem cuttings or by layering. Take stem cuttings in the spring or summer and root them in a well-draining rooting medium.

Overall, Ixora coccinea is a beautiful and relatively easy-to-care-for plant that can add a splash of color to any tropical or subtropical garden. With proper care, it can thrive and produce a profusion of colorful flowers for many years.

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