Quisqualis Indica Care – Information About Rangoon Creeper Vine
Rangaon creeper (Carpinus caroliniana) is a native plant from India and Nepal. It grows up to 1 meter tall with a spread of 2 meters. Its leaves are dark green or purple, and they turn yellowish when exposed to sunlight. They have sharp spines at their tips which can cause pain if bitten. Their flowers are white, oval shaped, and about 3/4 inch long.
The fruit is a seedpod that contains several seeds.
The leaves turn yellowish when exposed to sunlight, but not enough to kill them. When they get too hot, they will curl up into a ball like a wrinkled piece of paper and burn your fingers! So don’t touch them!
If you do so, it might hurt like hell later…but hey you’re still alive right?
If you want to grow one of these plants, you need to take precautions. First off, avoid direct sun exposure during the day time. You’ll only get burned and die if you touch them directly. Second, keep away from strong winds because they could blow them all over the place! Thirdly, make sure there’s no predators around since they will eat them before they can reproduce! Fourthly, don’t let any insects bite them either! Finally, make sure you water them enough to survive in their hot and cold conditions.
The best way to grow these plants are to plant their seeds in either late spring or early summer. If the soil is dry, water it a bit before planting the seeds. Also, if you’re planning on growing more than one, make sure there’s a minimum of 1 foot of space between each other. These plants need to be watered more frequently than other plants because they tend to dry out quicker. It would be best if you can give them a nice soak at least once a week.
If you’re growing these plants indoors, remember to give them as much exposure to natural light as possible. Do not expose them to any direct sunlight! Also, make sure that the pot they are grown in has a drainage hole. Just in case it gets over watered. Prune off any dead branches as well so they can grow stronger.
These plants can grow without too much effort on your part. It would be best if you keep them watered and give them enough sunlight. It would also help to keep them away from direct exposure to sunlight or else they will burn!
There are many benefits to having one of these plants around your yard. They can act as a natural barrier against other harmful insects and possibly predators. They are also easy to maintain and not that expensive to grow. They can provide some shade for you on a hot summer day. If you have children, they would love to see these plants because of their bushy and prickly nature.
If you have any more questions about the Quisqualis Indica or the Rangoon Creeper Vine, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below. Don’t forget to share this with your friends and family! Thank you and have a great day!
What Else Should You Know About Quisqualis Indica?
There are more than enough ways to die if you’re thinking about growing these plants. If you don’t listen to anything else, at least listen to this: DO NOT GROW THIS PLANT! Not only are these plants poisonous, but they can easily choke you to death and leave your corpse looking like a skeleton! They are also illegal in most states so if the police catch you with them, you’re in for a world of trouble. If nothing else, this plant will give birth to something stronger and more dangerous than its parent. It didn’t get the nickname “The Mother Of All Vines” for nothing.
If you are a dumba$s that decides to ignore this advice, then go right ahead. Just don’t say we didn’t warn you!
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