This tropical tree is native to Central and South America, and requires plenty of light, and room to grow. Bucidabuceras is more commonly known as ‘The Shady Lady’ or ‘black olive tree’. Greatly desired for its architectural silhouette; slim trunk, slightly drooping branches, with glossy-green, delicate leaves that cluster at the tips of the branches. These highly sought after statement plants are slow growing but can grow up to 20 metres tall.
In S/S water when 20% of the top soil has dried out. In A/W allow top soil to dry out 50%. Keep moist but well-drained.
Full sun (or light shade). South, west, or east facing window ideally.
Use a house plant fertiliser every month between April - September.
Repot every 2-3 years, or once roots begin to protrude out of the. Use a well-draining potting mix.
Pot size / height
See available sizes below. Please note that, due to their natural variability, specimens' height may be within 10-20% of the stated height below.
Plant supplied in plastic nursery pot.
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