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Thevetia neriifolia

Thevetia neriifolia

Thevetia neriifolia is an evergreen tropical shrub having glossy dark green leaves. The plant usually has several major stems. The flowers are funnel-shaped, fragrant and yellow colored. The fruit is a drupe. All parts of the plant and especially the seeds are highly poisonous.


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Common Nameyellow oleander, lucky nut
Botanical name Thevetia neriifolia
Family Apocynaceae
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageEvergreen
Basic Colouryellow / gold
Height< 8m
HabitatEvergreen forests
in the lowlands
and riparian forests
Altitude0-600 m
Bloom TimeMay -> October
Plant TypeShrubs, Trees,
Ornemental
Outdoor, Toxic
Fruit TypeDrupe
different tolerancesTender
Used PartsLeaf, bark
Plant Usesbiological pest control
paint with antifungal,
antibacterial
and anti-termite
properties,Ornamental
Active substancesheart glycosides
USDA Zone10 (-1)
Sun Exposurefull sun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist
Soil Type Peaty
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings
GerminationTricky Germinator

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