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A picture of a Bird's eye bush

Bird's eye bush

Ochna kirkii

Also known as

Mickey mouse plant

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Bird's eye bush Overview

There are about 90 species of evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs. The leaves are finely toothed and may be shed briefly in late winter or spring. The flowers are usually yellow and in tight clusters.

Common problems with Bird's eye bush

How to propagate Bird's eye bush

Seed

You can propagate by seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Bird's eye bush

Grown for their flowers and fruits.