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Yellow Allamanda

Original price was: ₹50.00.Current price is: ₹25.00.

The Yellow Allamanda, scientifically known as Allamanda cathartica, is a breathtaking flowering plant renowned for its vibrant yellow blossoms and lush green foliage. Native to tropical regions of South and Central America, particularly Brazil, this species belongs to the Apocynaceae family, commonly referred to as the dogbane family. Its striking appearance and resilience have made it a popular choice for gardens, parks, and landscaping projects worldwide.

Yellow Allamanda Description:

  1. Maximum Growth Size – Upto 12 ft in ideal conditions
  2. Plant Type – Outdoor
  3. Watering Periods – once every two days during summer and once a week during winter
  4. Optimal Temperature – 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C)
  5. Flower Colour – Yellow
  6. Fertilization – Fertilizer – Fertilize the plant every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer or liquid fertilizer during the growing season. To promote more flowers, fertilize with cow dung manure or any balanced NPK fertilizer after every two months. Pruning – Prune the plant regularly to keep it healthy and compact.

 

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The Yellow Allamanda, scientifically known as Allamanda cathartica, is a breathtaking flowering plant renowned for its vibrant yellow blossoms and lush green foliage. Native to tropical regions of South and Central America, particularly Brazil, this species belongs to the Apocynaceae family, commonly referred to as the dogbane family. Its striking appearance and resilience have made it a popular choice for gardens, parks, and landscaping projects worldwide.

The Yellow Allamanda typically grows as a woody evergreen shrub or vine, reaching heights of up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) or more under optimal conditions. Its glossy, elliptical leaves are arranged in whorls along the stem, providing a rich backdrop for the stunning flowers. These flowers, often 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) in diameter, feature five overlapping petals with a trumpet-like shape. Their brilliant yellow hue, sometimes with a hint of orange at the center, attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the garden’s biodiversity.

Cultivating Yellow Allamanda requires a warm, tropical climate with full to partial sunlight and well-drained soil. While it can tolerate brief periods of drought once established, regular watering is essential for optimal growth and flowering. Pruning is recommended to maintain shape and control its sprawling growth habit, especially if grown as a vine.

Beyond its ornamental value, the Yellow Allamanda holds cultural significance in some regions. In traditional medicine, certain parts of the plant have been used for their purported medicinal properties, although caution is advised as some parts are toxic if ingested. Additionally, its beauty has inspired various artistic representations, from paintings to literature, celebrating its vibrant presence in nature.

In conclusion, the Yellow Allamanda stands as a testament to the allure of tropical flora, captivating observers with its radiant blooms and lush foliage. Whether adorning garden landscapes or brightening indoor spaces, this remarkable plant continues to enchant nature lovers around the world with its timeless beauty and enduring charm.

Weight 10 g

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