Written by Maggie
Feb 23 2023
Terminalia Mantaly is a tall tree with soft stems, strong roots, strong wind resistance and salt tolerance, making it an excellent coastal tree. So how to grow Terminalia Mantaly tree? Let's take a look at it.
|Botanical Name||Terminalia mantaly|
|Common Names||Madagascar almond|
|Plant Type||Trees, Shrubs|
|Light||Sun growing, Semi shade|
|Native Areas||Africa - Madagascar|
|Mature Size||6 to 8 meters high, 2 to 4 meters wide|
|Water||Normal, Can tolerate more|
|Foliage color||Variegated, Green, Cream or off white|
Terminalia Mantaly tree is fertilized each spring and summer.
Timely watering is not balanced, slightly pruning after deciduous branches. Cut off the lower branches of the trunk, the trunk can be long high.
Pruning method as far as possible not to clip to the terminal bud and lateral bud, so that its side branches and leaves after the expansion of pruning. At present, there are two kinds of beautiful timely watering, one is a tower, the other is an umbrella, with these two kinds of tree pruning way is not the same.
Tower pruning, terminal stem can be unlimited growth, for the pruning of more attention to the side branches, the closer to the base of the branch, the less pruning, in other words! The longer the branch closer to the base, the shorter the branch closer to the top.
For terminalia mantaly tree umbrella pruning, you must first focus on the first and second side branches and then cut off the top shoot trunk from the second and third side branches. Nutrition will be provided to the first and second side branches in the future, and the canopy will become open, and people will be dangling in a natural umbrella under the tree.
Terminalia Mantaly is an evergreen or deciduous tree with obtrusively layered branches. The tree is taken out of the wild and used locally as a medicine, a source of dyes, and a tanning agent. It is a good shade tree that is frequently grown as an ornamental and to provide shade along streets. It can be used in reforestation projects. Terminalia Mantaly can be propagated by stem cutting.
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You can damage your wall if you plant too closely to it, yes. Except for palms and decorative plants, make sure it is planted 3–4 meters away from the wall.