Dischidia Species

Dischidia diphylla

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dischidia (dis-KID-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: diphylla (dy-FIL-uh) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Smooth

Foliage Color:

Medium Green

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 14, 2016, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Dischidia diphylla was described by Adolph Daniel Edward Elmer but never validly published since Elmer failed to include Latin diagnoses or descriptions for the species he described after 1934.
This species is known from the Philippines on Luzon Island.
The flowers are yellow.

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