Plumeria forum: Big Storm-Broken Branch

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Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Oct 13, 2014 11:14 AM CST
A big storm just came through and tossed all but one of my plumeria to the ground. There are lots of broken leaves and one broken branch off my Riviera Rainbow. Everything else is just crooked. The branch is about 12" and very green of of my newest branches. Can it be rooted being that green??
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Oct 13, 2014 1:36 PM CST

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It is certainly not ideal but it can be done. Remove all the leaves and let the end callous for about a week. Then plant in a perlite-rich mixture and put it in a warm spot.
Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Composter Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Amaryllis
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ShadyGreenThumb
Oct 13, 2014 4:50 PM CST
Thanks, Hetty. It's worth a try.
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