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Plant Care Guide >> Outdoor Shrubs >> Tabernaemontana corymbosa variegata
Tagar is a beautiful plant which has snow-white flowers throughout the year. It is a very hardy plant and grows in full sun. It can be trimmed to give a desired shape. The leaves are glossy ashy grey. This plant's best feature is its delightful fragrance.
 
Common name:

Tagar, Chandini

Botanical Name:

Tabernaemontana corymbosa variegata

Family:

Apocynaceae

Foliage:

The leaves are glossy ashy grey. Can be trimmed to give a desired shape.

Flowers:

Snow-white flowers throughout the year with lot of fragrance.

Light:

It requires a minimum of four hours of sunlight a day.

Soil:

The plant can grow in any type of soil.

Humidity:

The plant requires water during the dry period.

Watering:

The plant requires regular to abundant watering. However do not let the water to stagnate.

Pest and Problems:

The plant is susceptible to infection by scales.

Growth habit:

The plant has a fast growth rate and can grow to about 6 feet.

Fertilizing:

Apply standard liquid fertilizer.

Pruning:

Pruning is necessary to keep the growth in check. To give shape to the plant and to produce vigorous branching.

Propagation:

Propagation is done by seeds, air layering and stem cuttings.

Special Care:

No special care is require for the plant.

Landscaping Use:

Tagar can be use in a landscape in the form of a hedge. It can also be grown as a tall shrub.

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