How to grow Araujia sericifera

Araujia sericifera grow and care – vine of the genus Araujia also known as Moth plant, Araujia sericifera perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental hedge drought tolerant plant or as a medicinal plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green in egg shape to elliptic.

Araujia sericifera flowers

Flower color white with pink with five petals, flowers grow in clusters.

Fruit poisonous in green color in shape of egg inside the seeds.

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How to grow Araujia sericifera growing and care:

Drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Poisonous, invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:


Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White with pink with five petals, flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Araujia sericifera

How to grow Araujia sericifera

Araujia sericifera fruits

Araujia sericifera plant

Araujia sericifera


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Vine
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13