Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’
Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’ is a conservatory or greenhouse grown type of plant that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 5-10 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’
Scientific name: Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’
Plant type: Conservatory & Greenhouse, Shrubs
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Patio & Container Garden, Sub-tropical
Planting type: Low Maintenance
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’, know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’ is not a demanding plant regarding the type of soil and can grow in clay, loam or sand.
Clay soil is composed of more than 25 percent clay particles. These particles have a high moisture holding capacity and the soil is heavy to dig and can be waterlogged in winter (dry in summer).
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
Sandy soil is light, porous and very easy to drain. It is a soil poor in organic matter and nutrients. It is composed of relatively large mineral particles that allow water to drain quickly.
As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH acid or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’ likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Coprosma repens ‘Tequila Sunrise’ should be grown in full sun places.