Hymenosporum Flavum - Yellow Frangipani

Hymenosporum Flavum - Yellow Frangipani

Hymenosporum Flavum - Yellow Frangipani

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Common name and scientific name: Hymenosporum flavum

Description: Hymenosporum flavum, commonly known as the Yellow Frangipani Tree, is a stunning addition to any garden or landscape. This evergreen tree features glossy, leathery leaves and grows to a mature height of 25 meter. The leaves are a rich, vibrant green color, providing an attractive backdrop for its exquisite fragrant flowers.

Growing Requirements: Hymenosporum flavum thrives in full sun to partial shade, making it adaptable to various light conditions. It prefers well-draining soil and moderate watering. This tree is known for its moderate growth rate and can tolerate moderate drought conditions once established. It exhibits high frost tolerance, making it suitable for colder regions.

Unique Plant Features: The highlight of Hymenosporum flavum is its fragrant yellow flowers that bloom in abundance during summer months. The sweet, citrusy fragrance fills the air, attracting butterflies and other pollinators. It does not produce fruit.

Uses and Display: The Yellow Frangipani Tree is a versatile plant that can be used as a standalone feature tree, a focal point in the garden, or as part of a tropical or coastal landscape. Its beautiful flowers and delightful fragrance make it perfect for creating a serene and relaxing atmosphere in outdoor spaces.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

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Soil: Well-draining soil

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: No

More info: Hymenosporum flavum is an easy-care tree that requires moderate watering and well-draining soil. It tolerates a range of light conditions and has a moderate growth rate. Pruning is minimal and can be done to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: High

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Hymenosporum flavum is generally resistant to pests and diseases.

Mature height: 10 m

Mature width:

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Dark green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Yellow

Flower fragrant: Yes

Flowering season: Summer

Fruit: No

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