As shrub Allamanda grows very thick and gets covered with yellow bell shaped 3 – 4 inches long blooms in growing season.
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||golden trumpet, common trumpet vine, yellow allamanda,|
|Maximum Reachable Height||4-6 ft.|
|Flower Colour||Peach Orange|
|Bloom Time||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
Allamanda grows very rapidly and needs pruning due to its bushy nature. Also pruning increases air circulation in plant required for good growth.
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.
|Sunlight||Full sun to Partial shade.|
|Soil||Soil pH 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline).|
|Temperature||25 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Feed the plant with liquid fertilizer in growing season and cut it down to once a month in winter.|
|Harvest Season||Flowers are harvested throughout the year.|
Allamanda woody vine grows vigorously in full sun or semi shade, even in poor soil. The plant climbs grows rapidly, making it good for use over pergolas or on structures with some horizontal support.