Trochetia
Trochetia uniflora

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Trochetia (tro-SHAY-tee-a) (Info)
Species: uniflora (yoo-nee-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Category:

Annuals

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Provides winter interest

Other details:

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 15, 2015, timrann from Other
Mauritius wrote:

Now it's sometimes available in specialised nurseries. Seeds do germinate easily but does not handle well in non sterile soil. Can be air layered as other Trochetias; but in nurseries, they rather propagate it by seeds.