How to grow Cestrum elegans

Cestrum elegans growing shrub‎ of the genus cestrum also known as Jessamines or Purple cestrum, Cestrum elegans perennial evergreen hedge plant, used as ornamental hedge plant and attract pollinators, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green in elliptic to oval shape.

Cestrum elegans flower

Flower color pink, red or purple in trumpet shape, flowers grows in clusters.

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Requirements for Cestrum elegans growing and care:

Well 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:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
2-3m, 80-120 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Trumpet flowers in the colors pink, red or purple, flowers grows in clusters

Scientific name:

Cestrum elegans

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