Beautiful dense clusters blooming trees, the Tabebuias are small, evergreen trees with silvery foliage.
The crown is usually asymmetrical with two or three major trunks or branches dominating the crown. The leaves are narrow and elongated, a key feature of the tree. The brilliant display composed of a multitude of two to three-inch-long, golden yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms borne in terminal flower clusters.
Planting and care
- Some support and training required when the plants are small.
- Regular irrigation in the dry period in the first two years will help the tree establish itself.
- Allow soil to dry several inches deep before irrigating.
- Prune trees to remove wayward, broken, dead, or diseased branches.
- Apply the fertilizer in the spring before the onset of new growth. Do not fertilize your Tabebuia tree after the first three years of growth.It is very susceptible to damage during strong winds. Tabebuia can be also be grown in containers, especially small ones, which eventually can turn the tree into a large bonsai specimen.
Sunlight Full sun Watering Keep moist, drier in the winter Soil Well-drained soil Temperature 22 to 30 degrees C Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.