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PlantFiles: Devil's Cotton
Abroma augusta

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abroma (a-BROH-muh) (Info)
Species: augusta (aw-GUS-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Abroma fastuosa
Synonym:Abroma alata
Synonym:Abroma angulata
Synonym:Theobroma augustum

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One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Herbs
Perennials
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

No details have been posted.



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