Cascabela thevetia

American shrub often called "yellow oleander" because of its closeness to Nerium oleander. It is easy to grow in Warm Mediterranean to Tropical conditions. It responds very well to pruning so it can be easily wintered indoors. It was formerly named Thevetia peruviana

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Cascabela is an evergreen shrub or small tree with thin, glossy leaves, formerly called Thevetia peruviana,It is often called "yellow oleander" because of its closeness to Nerium oleander. It produces long funnel-shaped sometimes-fragrant yellow flowers, in few-flowered terminal clusters. Besides the typic yellow form, there are also white- and orange-flowered garden cultivars.

Be careful! It is toxic in all its parts!

Cultivation of Thevetia

Thevetia is easy to grow in Warm Mediterranean to Tropical conditions. It only stands takes short, light frost, but it responds very well to pruning so it can be easily reduced in size and wintered indoors. Thevetia tolerates most soils and is drought tolerant.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 200cm-400cm
Botanical family Apocynaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Flowering Season Warmer Months
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot