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Dischidia pectinoides

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dischidia (dis-KID-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pectinoides (pek-tin-OY-deez) (Info)

Synonym:Dischidia lanceolata
Synonym:Dischidia vidalii

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

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

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Brea, California
Mountain View, California
San Francisco, California
Laurel, Delaware
North De Land, Florida
Franklin Square, New York



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