How to grow Leptadenia pyrotechnica

Leptadenia pyrotechnica growing shrub‎ of the genus Leptadenia also known as Khimp, Leptadenia pyrotechnica perennial deciduous plant used as edible for the pods but mostly used as ornamental plant and drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica flower

Flower color yellow in star shape, flowers grow in the end of the leaves in clusters.

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Requirements for Leptadenia pyrotechnica 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:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design and dead parts

Size of the plant:
1-3m, 40-120 inches, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small 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?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers in star shape, flowers grow in the end of the leaves in clusters

Scientific name:

Leptadenia pyrotechnica

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