Ball Shaped Conocarpus erectus Silver

195.00 د.إ

Conocarpus erectus, commonly known as Buttonwood, is a species of flowering plant in the family Combretaceae. The Silver variety of Conocarpus erectus is prized for its striking silvery-gray foliage, which contrasts beautifully with its reddish-brown bark.

Description

Conocarpus erectus, commonly known as Buttonwood, is a species of flowering plant in the family Combretaceae. The Silver variety of Conocarpus erectus is prized for its striking silvery-gray foliage, which contrasts beautifully with its reddish-brown bark. Here are some care tips specific to Conocarpus erectus Silver:

  1. Sunlight: Conocarpus erectus Silver thrives in full sun to partial shade. Ensure it receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal growth and foliage coloration.
  2. Soil: Well-draining soil is crucial for Buttonwood. Sandy or loamy soils are ideal. It can tolerate a wide range of soil pH levels, from acidic to alkaline.
  3. Watering: While Conocarpus erectus is drought-tolerant once established, newly planted specimens require regular watering to establish their root systems. Water deeply but infrequently, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.
  4. Pruning: Prune Conocarpus erectus Silver as needed to maintain its desired shape and size. Remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. Regular pruning can also help promote air circulation and reduce the risk of pests and diseases.
  5. Fertilization: Fertilize Conocarpus erectus Silver annually in spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Avoid over-fertilizing, as this can lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of flowering.
  6. Pests and Diseases: Conocarpus erectus Silver is relatively resistant to pests and diseases. However, it may occasionally be susceptible to aphids, scale insects, and fungal leaf spots. Monitor the plant regularly and treat any issues promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.
  7. Cold Hardiness: Conocarpus erectus  is tolerant of a wide range of temperatures but prefers warmer climates. It is suitable for USDA hardiness zones 9a to 11b. If you live in a cooler climate, consider growing it in a container that can be brought indoors during the winter months.
  8. Salt Tolerance: Buttonwood is highly salt-tolerant, making it an excellent choice for coastal gardens or landscapes subjected to salt spray.

By providing proper care, you can enjoy the beauty of Conocarpus erectus  in your garden or landscape, appreciating its attractive foliage and resilience to various environmental conditions.

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Size of Plant

90-100 cm

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