Plumeria Obtusa 'Dwarf Singapore Pink'

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Grafted Plumeria

Temple Tree

Origin

South America

Family

Apocynaceae

Description

Better known as Frangipani, it is a delightful small tree for a garden with a semi-tropical look, usually reaching a height of around 4m, though with great age they seem capable of growing to 8-10m.

The leaves of Plumeria rubra are 10-42 cm long and 4-14 cm wide with the widest point at the center or tip of the leaf blade. In this species the tip of the leaves narrow to a sharp point in contrast to leaves of the other common species, Plumeria obtusa, which has more rounded leaf tips.

Dwarf Singapore Pink  is a dwarf variety and  is one of the evergreen Plumerias and has a compact well-branched habit.. Flowers are delicate pale pink suffused with pink borders and yellow center. Flower buds are also pink. A true dwarf with dark green glossy leaves on a many branched plant.

Environment

Frangipani needs bright light to full sun for at least 5 hours of direct sun each day.

Keep soil evenly moist during summers. Water sparingly in winter, when plant is resting. Yellowing leaves are a sign of over watering.

Moderate humidity is good for the plant. Place the pot on a tray of wet pebbles to raise the humidity around the plant. Misting is also a good idea in summer. With plumeria care should be taken to mist the foliage, not the flowers.

Feed the plant with  high-phosphorus fertilizer before summer begins to promote blooming.

Landscape Uses

Plumeria rubra makes a beautiful potted house plant. They grow well in pots, flowering reliably every summer.

Size

Approx  1.5' - 2.0 '

 


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