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Tecoma ornamental evergreen shrubs


Tecoma ornamental evergreen shrubsTecoma are ornamental evergreen shrubs of a twining nature, needing a greenhouse for their cultivation. They require a rich, loamy soil mixed with a little sand, or loam and peat, and rejoice in shade and moisture.

Tecoma Radicans will grow in the open against a wall, but a warm situation is needed to make it flower. They may be propagated by cuttings of the roots placed in sand under a hand-glass, and by layers.

Flowers of the Tecoma are produced in July and August and their height differs from six to thirty feet.