Evergreen bush or tropical tree. Very appreciated for its orange bark and its odour like a jasmine during flowering.
In a Mediterranean climate in summer in the exterior. Protect against cold in winter. In colder zones, inside a greenhouse during the whole year.
Abundant in summer and moderate in winter.
From spring to autumn.
Every 2 or 3 years, at the end of spring.
100% Akadama, or a mixture of Akadama with 20% of volcanic earth.
Pruning and nipping
To be done during whole period of growth.
Pinch when the branch has developed about 4 pairs of leaves, cutting the leaves and leaving two pairs at the branches
The whole year.
In its countries of origin it is used to make hedges because of its rapid growth after pruning.