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|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)|
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11|
|Plant Height:||2 feet to 3 feet|
|Plant Spread:||2 feet to 3 feet|
|Flower Time:||Year Round|
Suitable as Annual
|Propagation: Seeds:||Other info: Readily self-seeds|
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
It has escaped from cultivation, becoming widely naturalized in tropical and subtropical regions where it grows as a weed. T. ulmifolia appears to be adaptable to a great variety of soil and environmental conditions and this adaptability may explain its success in colonizing new habitats. Currently, it is listed as invasive in Australia, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and on several islands in the Pacific Ocean. Invasiveness in T.ulmifolia is mostly explained by the continuous year-round flowering that gives its populations a high reproductive capacity. Seed dispersal in this species is by ants which transport seeds relatively short distances. This local seed dispersion favours the establishment of dense populations and increases the likelihood of seed set in this species.
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