Clerodendrum trichotomum is a deciduous shrub with a height of 2-5 (2.2-5.5 yard) m; the shoots expand with age to a width of 6 m (6.6 yard). The leaves are simple, 8-15 cm (3.1-5.9 inches) long. The flowers are extremely interesting 5-lobed, white. Later, the sepals open, turn red, and the berry turns into a bright blue pearl.
Clerodendrum trichotomum is suitable for growing in the open ground and can withstand temperatures up to -15°C (5°F). At a young age, it freezes, but quickly recovers in the spring. For better flowering and fruiting, it is planted in sunny places, protected from the wind, on rich loamy, well-drained soils.
The plant is propagated by seeds, cuttings.
This is a heat-loving plant that needs to be grown in the south. In the rest of the territory, it is grown in closed ground, where it requires regular watering and high humidity, heat, good lighting and organic fertilizers every 2 weeks, starting in February. In autumn, reduce watering. The temperature of the content in the winter period +10 – +12 (50-53.6°F) at this time, the plant sheds its leaves and is in a state of relative rest, which is necessary for abundant summer flowering.
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