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Gmelina philippensis, Hedgehog, Parrot's Beak, Ching-chai

Gmelina philippensis

Hedgehog, Parrot's Beak, Ching-chai
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Malaya, Malaysia, India, Philippine Islands
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunDry conditionsYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Parrots Beak is a unique round shrub with whimsical pendant branches and leaves and flowers that unmistakably resemble a parrots beak.

The leaves, in their comical way, mimic a parrot doing a joyful handstand. Vibrant and green, they bring smiles effortlessly.

The yellow blossoms are like mini parrot beaks hanging upside-down, creating a perpetual garden carnival all year long.

This charming, low-maintenance, sun-loving plant adds a touch of the tropics and endless whimsy to your garden. It is a butterfly magnet.

Parrots Beak grows fast and is an excellent choice for garden centerpieces or live hedges. It is water-wise and handles dry spells gracefully.

This laid-back plant doesn't demand much, letting you sit back and enjoy the tropical vibes in your garden.

Large yellow pod contains 1 seed. Sow seed in standard potting mix with good drainage. Grow in full light, water freely and feed once a month. Related species - Gmelina Arborea. These are tropical plants, can be deciduous in cooler climates.

Check out video about Parrots Beak.


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Gmelina philippensis - Parrots Beak
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Parrots Beak is a unique round shrub with whimsical pendant branches and leaves and flowers that unmistakably resemble a parrots beak.
The leaves, in their comical way, mimic a parrot doing a joyful handstand. Vibrant and green, they bring smiles effortlessly.
The yellow blossoms are like mini parrot beaks hanging upside-down, creating a perpetual garden carnival all year long.
This charming, low-maintenance, sun-loving plant adds a touch of the tropics and endless whimsy to your garden. It is a butterfly magnet.
Parrots Beak grows fast and is an excellent choice for garden centerpieces or live hedges. It is water-wise and handles dry spells gracefully.
This laid-back plant doesn't demand much, letting you sit back and enjoy the tropical vibes in your garden.
Large yellow pod contains 1 seed. Sow seed in standard potting mix with good drainage. Grow in full light, water freely and feed once a month. Related species - Gmelina Arborea. These are tropical plants, can be deciduous in cooler climates.
Check out video about Parrots Beak.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot, large plant
In stock
$49.95
Sale $29.95