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Adenium Fragrant Delight Seeds (Adenium Obesum Seeds)

Adenium Fragrant Delight Seeds (Adenium Obesum Seeds)
Each desert rose creates its own sculptural design. The base is large (obesum) and in various shapes.
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5 Adenium Fragrant Delight Seeds (Adenium Seeds)
30 Adenium Fragrant Delight Seeds (Adenium Seeds)
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SKU Adenium Fragrant Delight
Adenium Fragrant Delight is a perennial found in Taiwan. It is a multi-trunked shrub or small tree growing about half as wide as it does high. It will grow from 5 to 8 feet in the wild. The trunk form, foliage, and flowers are all very attractive. Each desert rose creates its own sculptural design. The base is large (obesum) and in various shapes. The shiny long green leaves are attractive. Leaves normally fall in Winter. The flowers have five thick red lines and contrasting red and white colors of the petals. It is also been generally acknowledged as the most fragrant kind.Their diameters are around 6-9 cm. The Desert Rose produce a massive stem when growing older, but will start blooming when quite young, at only 6 inches tall. Do pruning after the plant's rest period. Heavy pruning should be kept to a minimum. New shoots can be pruned regularly. The sap is poisonous, so clean hands after pruning. Hardiness zones 9 -11, (4øC/40øF,-5øC/25øF) in Winter. Extended periods below 40øF (4øC) might kill some of the branch tips. In Summer, if possible, move outdoors to a sunny or partly shaded location. Needs lots of light and fresh air. Keep in a bright location in Winter. Idealy, growing temperature should not be below 54øF. However, in the Winter, keeping it cool, between 54-61øF. Give the plant a needed rest. Use a mix of 2 parts peat moss, and one part sand, slightly alkaline soil. Fertilize monthly during Spring and Summer. Water when growing, keep on the dry side in Winter. The tree needs perfect drainage. It will lose leaves if overwatered.
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Common name Desert Rose
Species Adenium obesum
Cultivar Fragrant Delight
Germination Lay seeds flat, barely cover with loamy soil. Sow in a sterile, sandy, free-draining soil mix. Water only when soil is nearly dry. Germination occurs within a week at 85øF, and after a month seedlings should have at least 6 true leaves and be ready for transplanting. Seed grown plants will often flower the same year.
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