How to grow Turnera ulmifolia

Turnera ulmifolia growing shrub‎ of the genus Turnera also known as Yellow alder, Turnera ulmifolia perennial evergreen used as ornamental or medical plant, can grow in tropics mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape the margin serrated.

Turnera ulmifolia flower

Flower color yellow with five petals, flowers grow in the top of the stem.

Turnera ulmifolia for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Turnera ulmifolia growing and care:

Moist and 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:
Apids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead flowers

Size of the plant?
20-80 cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with five petals, flowers grow in the top of the stem

Scientific name:

Turnera ulmifolia

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