How to grow Dodonaea viscosa

Dodonaea viscosa growing shrub to small tree of the genus Dodonaea also known as Hopbush, Dodonaea viscosa perennial evergreen used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in subtropics, tropics, temperate, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green or purple in linear shape.

Dodonaea viscosa flowers

Flower color can be: red, purple, white or pink, flowers grow in clusters.

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How to grow Dodonaea viscosa 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:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet

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 indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Red, purple, white or pink, flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Dodonaea viscosa

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