Plumeria Obtusa 'Dwarf Singapore Pink'

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Grafted Plumeria

Temple Tree

Origin

SouthξAmerica

Family

Apocynaceae

Description

Better known asξFrangipani, itξis 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 ξis a dwarf variety and ξis one of the evergreen Plumerias and has a compact well-branched habit.. Flowers areξdelicate 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 forξat leastξ5 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 withξ high-phosphorus fertilizerξbefore summer begins to promote blooming.

Landscape Uses

Plumeria rubraξmakes a beautiful potted house plant.ξThey grow well in pots, flowering reliably every summer.

Size

Approx ξ1.5' - 2.0 '

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