Dolichandra unguis-cati - Creepers & Climbers

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This is a rapidly growing evergreen climbing vine belong to Bignoniaceae family. Stems are woody and can reach 20 meters, thin and small aerial roots are used for climbing. Leaves are dark green, opposite and bifoliate. Plant produce flowers in winter, spring, summer but the frequencies of blooming are more in spring and they are yellow in color it may be alone or in groups of 2 or 3.

Care Tips 

  • Can grow in minimum 12 inch pot & more than that will be awesome, also direct in the ground is always preferable. 
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Type: 

Creepers & Climbers

Vendor: 

Exotic Flora

SKU: 

7047

Weight: 

1.5 kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

It grows horizontally. Creepers are plants with stems that grow along the ground, around another plant / on a wall by means of extending stems or branches.

It grows vertically. Climbers are plants with a tender stem that grow with the help of external support. They climb over the other by twine or hook from their leaves & stems.

It depends on the plant varieties and the available space for spreading. In General, a creeper can spread up to 15 meters.

Perennial creepers/climbers are plants that live or grow for a long time (more than a year)

List of plants that can also grow in Indirect bright light is All money plants, Pink wall creeper, All thunbergia, Ipomoea cairica & Ipomoea black, Hari Champa, Cissus nodosa, Mandevilla, and Trachelospermum jasminoides.

Minimum 3 years needed for a creeper plants to cover 5-10 meter of walls. But it also depends on the Plant care and plant variety.

It is always good to read both together, Creepers grow horizontally, it creeps on the ground whereas Climbers grow vertically by external support by their twine, tendrils, and other supportive structure.

Minimum 4-6hours of direct bright light are necessary for flower plants to produce flowers. The soil should be well-drained, fertile, and organic in nature, the sandy-loam soil is the best soil for flowering plants.

The best Fertilizers are Organic fertilizers & Organic compost, manure to apply to your flowers. Remember Phosphorus based fertilizers are best to produce more flowers. Look at the descriptions of each plant for plant care guidelines.

There are some creepers like Curtain creeper, Elephant creeper, Dolichandra unguis cati, Thunbergia, Passion flower, Wall creeper, Ipomoea etc, are very suitable for making privacy or providing like structure for shade purpose.