Kaner (Nerium oleander) is a large evergreen shrub or small tree, typically with a dense, upright growth habit. It has dark green, leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant, pink, white, or red flowers. Kaner is native to the Mediterranean region and is widely cultivated in other warm climates. It is tolerant of poor soils and drought, and can be used as an ornamental plant or hedge.
The flowers are followed by seed pods.Kaner is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree. Its leaves are willow-like, linear-lanceolate, and glossy green in color. They are covered in the waxy coating to reduce water loss (typical of oleanders). Its stem is green turning silver/gray as it ages.The sap of the kaner plant is poisonous and can cause skin irritation.
How to care:
Plant is a tough plant that can tolerate poor soils and drought. It does best in full sun and well-drained soil.
To keep your plant looking its best, prune it regularly to shape. It can be pruned quite hard without damage.
If you want to propagate plant, take stem cuttings in late summer or early fall.
Plant is drought tolerant once established, but it will flower and fruit best with regular watering. Water deeply and less frequently, rather than shallowly and more frequently.
Plant doesn’t need much fertilizer, but you can give it a light feeding in spring with a balanced fertilizer.
Type of Soil:
Plant will grow in most types of soil, as long as it is well-drained.
Pests and Diseases:
Plant is generally pest and disease free.
Plant can be propagated from stem cuttings taken in late summer or early fall.
Plant is often used as an ornamental plant or hedge in warm climates. It can also be used in naturalized plantings or as a specimen plant.