Zoom Clusia Guttifera
Zoom Clusia Guttifera
Zoom Clusia Guttifera
Zoom Clusia Guttifera
Zoom Clusia Guttifera

Clusia Guttifera

$65.00

OVERVIEW

+ Comes in an 10" plastic container.
 
Native to the Caribbean, since it is used to being a coastline plant, its foliage is salt tolerant. The plant is considered a hemiepipmyte, it begins its life as an epiphyte (growing on something else), and then plants itself into the ground once it reaches maturity. This is cultivated to be more of a bush form. 
CLASSIFICATION  / GENUS:   
Clusiaceae / clusia
COMMON NAMES:
Clusia Guttiefera / Small Leaf Clusia / Dwarf Autograph Tree
PLANT SIZE: 
Can grow up to 25 feet tall outdoors, typically 6 feet tall indoors if given the right conditions.  
COLD HARDINESS: 
Can exist outdoors in zones 10-11. Prefers warm environments, keep household temperatures between 60-85 degree Fahrenheit, it should not exist in temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 
MAINTENANCE: 
Relatively easy maintenance 
LIGHT: 
Prefers bright indirect light, with bouts of full sun. 
WATERING: 
Water regularly to ensure it does not dry out, particularly when its still in it's juvenile state. Never let the soil get completely dry. Putting this on a pebble trey is recommended to generate humidity for the plant. 
SOIL: 
Loves well draining soil, rich in organic matter, with some sand. 
DOES IT FLOWER? 
Yes, but this variant is less frequent
IS IT POISONOUS/TOXIC? 
Poisonous 
CAN IT BE PROPAGATED FROM CUTTINGS? 
Yes, fairly easily by seed or by cuttings. Considered a fast growing and hardy plant. 
POSSIBLE ISSUES: 
Common Pests: Spider Mites, Mealy, and Aphids. 

WINTER TRAVEL: PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PURCHASE A HEAT-PACK (FOUND WITHIN OUR STORE) IF THE PLANT IS TRAVELING IN BELOW 50 DEGREE WEATHER.

Clusia Guttifera

$65.00