How to grow Atractocarpus heterophyllus

Atractocarpus heterophyllus growing shrub‎ of the genus Atractocarpus also known as Gardenia plant, Atractocarpus heterophyllus perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant for the leaves and the flowers, can grow in tropic, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Leaves color green dark and glossy in elliptic shape.

Atractocarpus heterophyllus flower

Flower color white glossy and grow in clusters the shape of the flower like star shape with five petals.

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How to grow Atractocarpus heterophyllus growing and care:

Rich soil, moist 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:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design and dead parts

Size of the plant:
0.5-1m, 20-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

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

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Star shape white flowers, the flowers glossy and grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Atractocarpus heterophyllus

How to grow Atractocarpus heterophyllus

Atractocarpus heterophyllus plant care

Atractocarpus heterophyllus

Atractocarpus heterophyllus flower


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13

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