Yellow Oleander (Cascabela thevetia)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cascabela thevetia Accepted
Thevetia peruviana Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-8 feet, can be trained to be a tall tree.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Flowers are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Not suitable for containers


Plant Events from our members
piksihk On September 21, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
seed pods
piksihk On May 9, 2016 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is this Oleander? by k_j_angel May 5, 2018 10:45 PM 9
Help for identification by Iida Nov 17, 2017 2:29 PM 2
Cocoa beach tree by MollyMc Apr 9, 2017 1:10 PM 3
identify this shrub with trumpet shaped blooms by omaste Jul 8, 2016 8:00 AM 3
Need admin help ... by plantladylin Jul 21, 2015 2:22 PM 3

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