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Jacaranda mimosifolia

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Blue Jacaranda is a plant which belongs to the Jacaranda genus.

Bright green fern like foliage, profuse large panicles of blue flowers on mature trees

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Lavender indigo and   Blue-violet and   Majorelle Blue. When mature, blooms are roughly 5.0 cm (that's 1.95 inches in imperial) in diameter. The mature flowers take a funnel form, with an approximate petal count of 5. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Cocoa brown and   Traditional brown. Leaves appear approximately as a   Kelly green and   Lime Green

A type of flower / ornamental, it mainly grows as a deciduous plant - which means that it sheds leaves annually.

Blue Jacaranda is known for growing to a height of approximately 48.54 feet (that's 14.94 metres in metric) with a tree habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.

Blue Jacaranda is a great plant to attract bees to your garden.

Bolivia is believed to be where Blue Jacaranda originates from.

Blue Jacaranda is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Blue Jacaranda have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blue Jacaranda

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Grows vigorously in a pot

Blue Jacaranda likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Blue Jacaranda is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors.

See our list of companion Plants for Blue Jacaranda to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Blue Jacaranda from seed

Easy from seed

Transplanting Blue Jacaranda

Frost tender, although established trees can withstand brief light frost.

Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 7°C / 45°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Blue Jacaranda is a tender plant.

How long does Blue Jacaranda take to grow?

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Other names for Blue Jacaranda

Black poui, White jacaranda, Brazilian rose wood, Blue Jacaranda, Blue Trumpet Tree, The fern tree

Jacaranda mimosifolia D. Don, Jacaranda acutifolia

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