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Cestrum Nocturnum

Botanical Name:

Cestrum nocturnum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrubs, sub-shrubs or small trees 1–4 m high, often evergreen.

Flower

Flowers in axillary and terminal, racemiform cymes often combined into very large, loose, leafy, paniculiform, terminal inflorescences, pedicellate or subsessile, strongly scented at night.

Fruit

Fruit white, 7.5–10 mm long, ovoid-oblong or ellipsoid

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Taxonomy

Order

Solanales

Family

Solanaceae

Genus

Cestrum

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