The Clerodendrum Prospero (Dutch name: Risk Tree) was discovered in India by the Danish Botanist Nathaniel Wallich. During his stay there, around 1800, he has classified many plants, named after him, and written several books plants. He was known for his innovative way to transport seeds and plants from India and around to England.
Nathaniel Wallich had an eye for exotic beauty; just look at the Clerodendrum Prospero. An exuberant flowering plant with graceful drooping white flower clusters. The floral motifs on the walls of the Taj Mahal there is nothing on.
The enchanting atmosphere of India is the Clerodendrum Prospero an attractive living plant. The shiny, mysterious-green leaves are bright white flowers even more justice.
The Clerodendrum likes a light position, but try to avoid coming to assist the plant in full sunlight.
Ideal temperature 18-22 ° C, minimum 15 ° C
Tip: The plant is sensitive to ethylene: put the plant in the vicinity of ripening fruit, cigarette smoke or exhaust fumes.
It is important to give the plant enough water to be able to enjoy this enchanting plant as long as possible. Do not dry out the root ball at least; 2x per week, the plant can with the feet in a layer of water. Give me a month plant food with it.
If the plant after flowering has finished bountiful berries can come to the flower sprigs. This only happens if the flowers are pollinated during flowering.
If the decorative value of the flowers / berries is not beautiful lake you can cut the flower stems. If the plant than is at rest, it can start flowering again.
Eindelijk eens een mooie plumeria gevonden die ook nog eens in bloei aankwam. Snel geleverd en vakkundig verpakt. een echte aanrader dit bedrijf.