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Ixora 'Super King'

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Ixora (iks-OR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Super King

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral olddude On Aug 6, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

Super king is prone to yellow leaves (chlorotic).
I have had the best luck using Squestrene 138 Iron when growing in alkaline soils.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Brooksville, Florida
Winter Haven, Florida
San Antonio, Texas



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