Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime


This plant is used in the garden where dark foliage plants are planted to avoid dull appearance in the garden.

Evergreen tropical tree of medium size, to 7 m height, with greenish-yellow or yellow-white foliage looking like lettuce, the thin leaf blades lanceolate and corrugated 10 to 30cm long, undulate at margins, clusters of tiny greenish white flowers, and 2cm long stalked fruit from female blooms. Cooked leaves are eaten as a vegetable.

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Common Name Pisonia Alba, Catchbirdtrees, Birdcatcher, Birdlime
Maximum Reachable Height Upto 15 feet.
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time Rarely blooming
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting And Care

Water should apply early in the morning when the soil feels too dry to touch.

If you do not want the plant to grow into a tree, it is necessary to prune the plant regularly.
Pisonia Alba Care
Pisonia Alba is propagated through cuttings, which root easily in sand. Cuttings should be kept in a place where sunlight falls on them.

Sunlight Full sun.
Watering Water the plant regularly but do not overwater.
Soil Sandy soil.
Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer Apply standard liquid fertilizer.

Pisonia Alba Special Feature
Pisonia Alba is a small, evergreen foliage tree or a large shrub found in our gardens.
Pisonia Alba Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • The plant stands out on its own in the garden
  • Pisonia Alba can be grown in pots and it also makes a good hedge when planted closely together


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