Angel Trumpet Plant (Brugmansia x candida)

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    Angel Trumpet Plant (Brugmansia x candida)

    The plant can grow to be 6-12 feet tall, and 2-3 feet wide. It requires a warm and humid environment, and is ideal for growing in pots.

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    Did you know that the Angel Trumpet plant (Brugmansia x candida) is also known as the "Devil's Trumpet"? The name is derived from its sedative properties and the plant's ability to cause hallucinations when ingested. However, it is highly toxic and should not be ingested or used medicinally without proper supervision.

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    Angel Trumpet plants should be kept consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply when the top inch of soil is dry. In winter, reduce watering, but do not let the soil dry out completely.


    Angel Trumpet plants thrive in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sun exposure, which can scorch the leaves.


    The plant prefers high humidity, so it is important to mist the leaves regularly or place the pot on a tray of moist pebbles.


    Feed the plant every 2-3 weeks with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season (spring to autumn). Reduce or stop feeding in winter.

    Pests & Deficiencies:

    Angel Trumpet plants are susceptible to pests such as aphids, mealybugs, and scale insects. To prevent pest infestations, regularly check the undersides of leaves and use an insecticidal soap if necessary. Deficiencies can include yellowing leaves, which may indicate a lack of nitrogen.


    : Angel Trumpet plants can be propagated from cuttings taken from the parent plant in spring or summer. Dip the cuttings in rooting hormone, and plant them in a well-draining potting mix. Keep the cuttings in a warm, humid environment and mist them regularly until they have rooted and are established. With proper care, Angel Trumpet plants can produce beautiful, fragrant flowers that will add a tropical touch to any indoor or outdoor space.
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