• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional deep watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dwarf Habit
    Late Spring to Early Summer
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:jak-a-RAN-da HIB-rid
    Plant type:Tree
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring to Early Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleContemporary, Tropical
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsLilyturf (Liriope); Orchid Tree (Bauhinia); Foxtail Fern (Asparagus); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Sago Palm (Cycas)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Needs less frequent but deep watering during growing season when established; tolerates periods of drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually to maintain desired size.Pruning time: late winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional deep watering.
  • History & Lore
    Jacaranda, a genus of the American tropics, was named by famed French botanist, Antoine Juisseau in the early 19th century. The genus name is that used by locals in Brazil.
    Due to the prevalence of these trees, the capital of South Africa, Pretoria, is known as Jacaranda city or Jakarandastad in Afrikaans


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