How to grow Cordia sebestena

Cordia sebestena growing shrub to tree of the genus Cordia also known as Geiger tree, Cordia sebestena perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green glossy in oval shape.

Cordia sebestena flower

Flower color red or orange, flower showy with six petals, the flowers grow in clusters

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How to grow Cordia sebestena growing and care:

Rich soil, moist soil, mulch

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 / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, but usually nothing

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
3-5m (9-15feet)as shrub, 4-7m, 12-23 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big 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:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Red or orange, flower showy with six petals, the flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Cordia sebestena

How to grow Cordia sebestena

Cordia sebestena

Cordia sebestena flower

Cordia sebestena bloom information

Cordia sebestena plant care


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Orange flower
  • Red flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13