Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica, Adenia

Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica

Family: Passifloraceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
Plant with caudexVine or creeper plantFull sunDry conditionsModerate waterDeciduous plant

Adenia venenata is naturally found in tropical eastern and southern Africa regions. It prefers full sun and moderate water conditions. It can tolerate dry conditions and is deciduous, meaning it will lose its leaves in drought or when temperatures drop. It grows best in USDA Zone 9-11 but can be grown in colder regions if planted in a pot and brought inside in winter.

When growing Adenia venenata in colder regions, it is best to bring it inside during winter. Make sure to leave it in a pot with plenty of drainage holes and a well-draining potting mix. In colder regions, it is best to water Adenia venenata sparingly. To ensure adequate moisture and nutrition, feed it with a balanced fertilizer during growing season.

Overall, Adenia venenata is an easy to care for plant that is sure to add beauty to any garden.

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Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica, Adenia

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