Ixora: Identification, plant Growth and reproduction

Learn about the plant

Genus of approximately 400 species of time tested shrubs and bushes from tropical woodland and hills worldwide. Ixora is a petite member of children of tropical shrubs. In the tropics, Ixoras are commonly discovered, almost continuously exhibiting bright red blossoms. Colorful, 4-petalled plants best shiny natural leaves. Used as a houseplant or summer time veranda-compartment vegetation. 3 to 4 feet. Shrub with lustrous, leathery foliage. From late spring to the autumn months, it bears enormous clusters of blooms. This may not be a herb for that beginner – results in drop if subjected to cool airflow for an excellent small amount of time – rose buds decline should it be transferred in one location to another. Moist airflow is vital. After blooming continues to keep somewhat dried out for the month, then curriculum vitae standard irrigating.

Plant growth conditions

Ixora prefers scorching temps – 70°F lowest. Brightly lit up a spot or total sunlight. Develop in soilless planting mixture.

Always keep rich compost damp at all times but never waterlogged – do not let to dry. Minimize irrigating in winter. Use soft, tepid normal water. Misting is essential.

Plant reproduction

Take semi-ripe stem cuttings in springtime. Work with a rooting hormonal and provide the bottom temperature.