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Alstonia venenata

Classification

Order: Gentianales
   Family: Apocynaceae
            Genus: Alstonia
                        Specie: Alstonia venenata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Leaves with wavy margins; clusters of white flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen tree

Zones: 10-12

Description: This species occurs wild in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India. Known mainly as an ornamental, it is usually a shrub no more than about 12 ft (3.5 m) high, branching repeatedly into an umbrella-like form. It has attractive narrow leaves with wavy margins

Growth Habit: Branching umbrella-like habit

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