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Plumeria Tree Frangipani One of nature’s most exotic plants

Plumeria Trees Exotic Scented  Frangipani or Temple Trees for your garden in Spain

Plumeria Tree  Plumerias spectacular colours, enchanting fragrances, and several hundred different tree varieties all combine to make these stunning plants a real “Tropical Gardener´s” delight.
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 Plumeria rubra Imperial Crown – Frangipani – 3 seeds Usually dispatched within 3 to 4 days

Tree Plumeria YELLOW PINKY Plumeria TreeThere is nothing quite like the sweet scent of Plumeria Tree in flower!

Plumerias are some of nature’s most exotic plants and over the years they have become world famous for their association with the Far East and the beautiful Hawaiian islands.

Plumeria Tree

Frangipani or temple tree flower.

Plumeria Flower yellow white Plumeria TreeMore commonly known as Frangipani or temple tree, Plumerias can be found from sea level to 2000 ft elevation, are easy to grow, and bloom with only minimal care and attention.

They simply require a warm, well lit spot in a conservatory, home or garden and exposure to as much sun as your climate can offer.

A little water and some plant food is all you need add, as well as a good dose of “patience”, as some Plumerias can take up to 3-5 years to first bloom. But once this happens, your Plumeria will then continue to flower year after year after year.

Plumeria Flower pink white Plumeria TreeSpectacular colours, enchanting fragrances, and several hundred different varieties all combine to make these stunning plants a real “Tropical Gardener´s” delight.

Plumeria flowers are most fragrant at night in order to lure sphinx moths to pollinate them.

The flowers have no nectar, and simply dupe their pollinators. The moths inadvertently pollinate them by transferring pollen from flower to flower in their fruitless search for nectar.
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How To Grow Plumeria – Frangipani Anytime Anywhere

How To Grow Plumeria – Frangipani Anytime Anywhere is a step-by-step illustrated guide on how to grow plumerias, frangipani, anytime anywhere from Anchorage, Alaska to Auckland, New Zealand and from Bali, Indonesia to Berlin Germany.

This easy-to-read, easy-to-follow unique gardening book simplifies the rooting and planting methods for plumerias and other tropical plants.

New and seasoned gardeners alike are given everything they need with pictures and descriptions to successfully grow plumerias year round indoors and outdoors.

Bob Walsh, the author, shares with the reader his tried and tested methods which he uses in successfully growing plumerias and other tropical plants year round in his home in zone 5 in Chicago, USA, for the past 10-plus years.

This guide is so current that it even provides tropical plant and plumeria gardeners with the newest revolutionary rooting method that not only creates the opportunity for year round gardening, but also accelerates the plumeria root growing process for faster development.

For every gardener who dreams of creating his/her own tropical garden of paradise, this book is a must read.


Tree Plumeria lei Plumeria TreeIn several Pacific islands, such as Tahiti, Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand, Tonga and the Cook Islands, Plumeria flowers are still used to make the beautiful garlands or “leis”, given as a token of friendship and peace to visitors on their arrival in the islands.

In modern Polynesian culture, the flowers can also be worn by women to indicate their relationship status – over the right ear if seeking a relationship, and over the left if taken.

Plumeria Flower pink Plumeria Tree
Plumeria Flower pink

Plumeria is grown as an ornamental and has widespread use in tropical landscapes around the world. Plumeria is related to the well-known Nerium oleander and both possess poisonous, milky sap.

It is generally a small tree growing to about 20 ft high. Its broad, usually round-headed canopy is often about as wide as the tree is tall.

The species and hybrids vary somewhat in size, compactness, and branching character, leaf and flower size and colour, and deciduousness.

The P. rubra types are deciduous, while P. obtusa and other white-flowered Plumeria species are evergreen.

In deciduous types, the leaves fall during wintertime, and new leaves emerge during or following the spring flowering period. My favourite is the Plumeria pudica which blooms as many as 10 months a year and has only partial leaf drop during winter.

Plumeria

Plumeria is grown as an ornamental

Plumeria Flower pink yellow Plumeria TreeThe trees reach maturity (full size) in about five years. Plumeria can also be grown to a relatively large size in large tubs.

The size of the container will control the size of the plant. Plumeria planted in a 1 gallon pot will yeild a 2-3 foot plant.

Care:

Plumeria Flower pink bunch Plumeria TreePlumeria is a hardy plant requiring little care, but they do not tolerate frost.

If you have frosty winters, bring it indoors.

Not too fussy about soil conditions, Plumeria can grow fairly close to the beach, but without full wind.

Enriched soil is preferred and good drainage should be provided. Plumeria require at least a half day of full sun to produce blooms.

Plants should be allowed to dry out between watering, but excessive dryness will result in foliage loss.

Likewise the soil should not be kept soggy wet. Regularly feeding with a fertilizer high in phosphorus (the middle number) during the growing season will produce vigorous plants with large clusters of flowers from spring to late autumn.

To keep the plant compact, avoid fertilizers high in nitrogen. Plumeria is fairly resistant to insects and diseases.
Plumeria is a hardy plant

Plumeria requires pruning you should wait until the dormant period

Plumeria Flower yellow Plumeria TreeIf you feel your Plumeria requires pruning you should wait until the dormant period is well along, then cut for shape.
Propagation: Plumeria Tree

Plumeria species are easily propagated by taking a cutting of leafless stem tips in spring and allowing them to dry at the base before inserting them into soil.

They can also be propagated from seed collected from a tree, but flower quality is unpredictable, although it will tend to reflect the parent plant.

With plants started from cuttings, flowers can be expected within the first year, depending on the original cutting size and the time of year that it was taken, although only limited production will occur. Seedlings take three years or more to produce flowers.
Plumeria species are easily propagated by taking a cutting of leafless
Plumeria

Plumeria Flower light pink Plumeria TreeSo, if you would like to try the latest trend in Tropical Gardening, or just spice-up an existing collection, try growing Plumeria and you won’t be disappointed.

 

 

Marc Vijverberg

Plumeria Tree View Plumeria TreeNote: The genus, originally spelled Plumiera, is named in honour of the seventeenth-century French botanist Charles Plumier, who traveled to the New World documenting many plant and animal species.

The common name “Frangipani” comes from an Italian noble family, a sixteenth-century marquess who invented a plumeria-scented perfume.

It is generally thought that frangipanis (plumerias) are native to South & Central America although some reports claim they are native to the Caribbean and were taken to the Americas by Spanish priests.

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