ANGEL TRUMPET

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COMMON NAME Angel Trumpet
BOTANICAL NAME Brugmansia spp.
HEIGHT 10′ +
WIDTH 10′
DIOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 12 to 50 years
PERENNIAL
COLD TOLERANCE 29° F
SOIL TYPE Well drained, acidic
WATER REQUIREMENTS Water after planting in ground, and water every day for 2 weeks.Week 3 and week 4, water deeply twice a week. From week 5 forward water deeply at least once a week until it has been 3 months. Needs to be watered regularly to often. Supplement with water during droughts and the hot, dry months to keep your plant lush and thriving. Reduce watering in the Winter when growth slows
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Low
SALT TOLERANCE Low
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS Full sun with afternoon shade or part sun
FERTILIZING Sparingly use a general purpose 10-10-10 once every 3 weeks to 4 weeks from Spring to Summer for faster growth. Alternatively, use a slow-release fertilizer 3 times a year. Halt fertilizing from the Fall to Winter, then begin again in the Spring. Do not allow fertilizer to clump, be sure to disperse evenly. Clumped fertilizer can potentially burn roots, potentially harming or killing a plant. Ironite can also be applied once every season with the exception of winter. Avoid getting fertilizer on the leaves, flowers, stems, and trunk. Do not over-fertilize, as this will result in more foliage and less flowers.
FLOWER Many colors, with blooms that reach 6″ to 24″
MONTH OF COLOR Most of the year
FRUIT Rarely sets seed. Small, wrinkly, brown seeds. Inedible.
ALLERGENS, TOXICITY AND ANIMALS Very toxic to dogs, cats, horses, and humans. Poisoning can occur from ingestion and even touching the plant, so use gloves!
COMMENTS Has beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers. Hummingbirds like this flower. Native to tropical regions of South America. Sensitive to frost and freezing temperatures. Wrap a frost cloth over and around the tree and tie to secure and protect during freeze warnings.
PRICE 15 gallon $45