Growing your Allamanda in a hanging basket is one choice, however, many people train the to climb up supports or pinch them back to make them bush.
They can become leggy and are known to sprawl everywhere they are allowed to.
Over wintering your Allamanda is fairly easy to do, they prefer dry winter conditions, but not too dry and lots of water in the summer.
Watch for drooping as this is a sign your plant is not getting enough water.
Growing them in rich soil with additions of compost in late spring and summer will help your plant perform its best.
Allamanda Light Requirements
When it comes to light, this plant will need at least four hours or more of direct sunlight, preferably from a south window, or it will need to live in a greenhouse where there will be plenty of light and moisture in the air.
If this is not possible, be sure to mist or use a humidifier on a regular basis.
Also if you do not have a south facing window to grow this in, use a grow light.
During the summer place your Allamanda outdoors in full sun, but be sure to acclimate it first so your plant does not burn.
To acclimate it simply place it in a shady spot outdoors at first and slowly move it into full sun a little at a time.
Growing tropical plants - also known as houseplants - indoors is fun and enjoyable plus many of them clean the indoor of pollutants.
It is easy to grow exotic looking plants that produce tropical fruit and colorful flowers in a pot in your living room or office.
Many of these plants are easy to start from seed and I share with you five plants that I recommend for indoor growing.
I also share with you why growing your own tropical fruit saves money.
In this video you will learn:
How to bring tropical plants indoors at the end of summer How to grow tropical plants indoors How to protect and overwinter tropical plants outdoors in cold climates How to propagate tropical plants How to water tropcial plants How to grow topical plants in a greenhouse
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