‘Pong Pong Tree’

FAMILY: Cerbera

USES: Specimen, shade, avenue or street tree. Does well in pots and containers when young and near pools and lakes, streams, patios, courtyards when older.

SIZE: Grows 4-6m tall with a 4-5m spread.

LOCATION: Full sun. Does well in humid coastal areas and in protected locations in the interior regions.

SOIL: Best in an organically enriched free draining fertile soil with a pH 5.6 – 7.5, acidic to neutral.

FERTILISER: Apply a slow release 13:13:13 NPK annually in spring.

WATER: Keep soil consistently moist for best growth. Does not accept long periods of drought.