Buttonwood, Conocarpus erectus


    Price Attributes
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 18x18, 26.5L
    Plant height 6'
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
    Plant height 2'
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 5x7, 760ml
    Plant height 12''

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    Introducing the versatile Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus) at Jagtap Nursery, your premier destination for outdoor gardening plants in Pune.

    This evergreen shrub is celebrated for its coastal adaptability and striking appearance. With its compact and bushy growth habit, Buttonwood serves as an excellent choice for screening plants and hedge plants, offering dense screening and privacy to your outdoor space.

    The glossy, dark green leaves provide an appealing backdrop for the unique button-like fruits that give the plant its name, adding visual interest to any landscape.

    At Jagtap Nursery, we provide expert care tips and guidance to ensure the health and vitality of your Buttonwood plants. Transform your outdoor space with the beauty and functionality of Buttonwood and Jagtap Nursery. Visit us today to explore our selection and create your perfect outdoor oasis!


    Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Adaptable to various light conditions but prefers abundant sunlight for optimal growth.


    Moderate water requirements. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Drought-tolerant once established.


    Adaptable to different soil types, including sandy or loamy soil. Well-draining soil is crucial for preventing waterlogged conditions.


    Minimal fertilizer needs. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season to support healthy growth.


    Hardy in USDA zones 9-11. Tolerant of a wide range of temperatures but may require protection from frost.


    Commonly propagated through seeds or semi-hardwood cuttings. Seeds should be scarified before planting.

    Pest and Diseases:

    Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for issues like scale or aphids, and treat promptly if detected.


    Implement preventive measures, including regular inspection for pests. In case of infestation, treat with appropriate insecticides or insecticidal soap.

    Similar Looking Plants:

    - Silver Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus 'Sericeus')

    - Green Island Ficus (Ficus microcarpa 'Green Island')

    Mix Planting Recommendations:

     Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum) 

     Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea spp.) 

     Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens) 

     Croton (Codiaeus variegated).



    Aesthetic Uses:

    Ideal for hedges, borders, or as a standalone feature, Buttonwood enhances the garden with its coastal charm and adaptable nature.

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