Tips to grow Mandevilla plants and take care of them from Mandevilla diseases.
Mandevilla or rocktrumpet, is a beautiful tropical plant. The Mandevilla plant is native to North America, Central America, and South America. When it is mature, it can grow up to 3-10 ft tall and 3-4 ft wide. Mandevillas thrive in warm, humid weather but can not tolerate temperature levels lower than about 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The Mandevilla plant can be used to treat ulcers and it is famous for purifying the air.
There are more than 100 species within the Mandevilla family but the most popular Mandevilla sanderi is Commonly known as Brazilian jasmine, Mandevilla laxa, commonly known as Chilean jasmine, and Mandevilla boliviensis or known as white Mandevilla. Mandevilla has a larger flower typically in red.
How To Grow Mandevilla Plant: Type Of Diseases And Taking Care
Mandevilla is more comfortable to grow indoors and can grow quickly and produce lovely flowers from March to May. Mandevilla prefers regular amounts of water. Keep the soil moist, and make sure it’s well-draining.
Ideal temperatures for Mandevilla plants should be at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and no lower than 45 degrees Fahrenheit at night for Mandevilla (planted outside).
Facts about Mandevilla plants:
|Common Name||Mandevilla, rocktrumpet|
|Botanical Name||Mandevilla spp.|
|Soil pH||Neutral to acidic|
|Bloom Time||Summer, fall|
|Flower Color||Pink, red, white|
The most common diseases on Mandevilla and their treatments are mentioned below:
- Leaf spots: Neem oil is among the best treatments for fungal leaf spots.
- Southern wilt: If you suspect southern wilt, destroy the plant to avoid spreading it to your garden.
- Fusarium rot: Use fungicide like propiconazole, myclobutanil, or triadimefon as soon as symptoms begin.
- Botrytis Blight: Neem oil or copper salts are among the best treatments.
Crown galls: There is no cure; destroy the plants