Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf (Clusia guttifera)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard
Mature Height 10-12 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 2-3 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Low
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

How to Grow Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard

Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard is a hardy plant that can grow in a variety of conditions. It prefers well-drained soil and partial shade, but it can also tolerate full sun and poor soil. When planting this plant, make sure to dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and slightly deeper than the plant's height. After planting, water the plant thoroughly and add a layer of mulch around the base to help retain moisture.

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Care Tips

Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. Water the plant regularly, but make sure not to overwater it as this can lead to root rot. Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer. Prune the plant as needed to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged branches.

Uses

Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It can be planted as a hedge, a screen, or as a specimen plant. It is also a great choice for container gardening and can be used to add interest to patios, decks, and balconies.

Planting Tips

When planting Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard, make sure to choose a location that receives partial shade and has well-drained soil. Dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and slightly deeper than the plant's height. After planting, water the plant thoroughly and add a layer of mulch around the base to help retain moisture.

Maintenance

Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. Water the plant regularly, but make sure not to overwater it as this can lead to root rot. Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer. Prune the plant as needed to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged branches.

Pests and Diseases

Clusia Guttifera Small Leaf Standard is a hardy plant that is resistant to most pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to root rot if overwatered. To prevent this, make sure to water the plant only when the top inch of soil is dry. If you notice any signs of pests or diseases, treat the plant with an appropriate insecticide or fungicide.

 

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