Description for Allamanda Tiger (Peach Orange)
As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and gets covered with yellow bell shaped 3 â€“ 4 inches long blooms in growing season.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|golden trumpet, common trumpet vine, yellow allamanda,||Yellow.||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter||4-6 ft.||Easy.|
Planting and care
Allamanda is a bushy nature plant, the large sized container is preferable as the plant gets heavy with the time. You may need to repot it every year. Regardless of size, make sure container has drainage holes at the bottom to ensure smooth drainage of water. Put stone or brick pieces on the holes.
|Full sun to Partial shade.||Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline).||Requires consistently moist soil. Do not let dry out between waterings.||Below 25 degrees C||Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.|
Caring for Allamanda Tiger
- Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature. Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
Typical uses of Allamanda Tiger
Medicinal use: Allamanda species have been used in systems of traditional medicine for various purposes. A. cathartic has been used to treat liver tumors, jaundice, splenomegaly, and malaria.In analyses, some species have shown some activity against carcinoma cells, pathogenic fungi, and HIV.