A picture of a Embrothrium

Embrothrium

Embrothrium spp.

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

Embrothrium Overview

There are about 8 species of evergreen trees and shrubs which are native to South America. The leaves are lance-shaped or oblong and leathery. The flowers are ornamental, profuse and tubular shaped They are frost hardy, but will need shelter from cold winds. Grow them in semi-shade with moist but well drained, lime-free soil. You can propagate by suckers in the spring or autumn, or by seed in the autumn.

Common problems with Embrothrium

How to propagate Embrothrium

Cuttings

By cuttings in summer, suckers in spring or autumn.

Suckers

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Embrothrium

Grown for their flowers.