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Adenium Challenge by Kaktus Nov 30, 2021 11:49 AM 49
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Chats about Adeniums by Rainbow Nov 30, 2021 8:11 AM 3,371
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Chats about Adenium seedpods, seeds and seedlings by GigiPlumeria Nov 29, 2021 1:06 PM 395
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Free Adenium Seed ~ You Pay Shipping ~ Group 3 by deepsouth Nov 28, 2021 10:42 AM 17
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What is this growing? by golfnut Nov 27, 2021 1:27 PM 2
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Identify Adenium please by zivbbb Nov 27, 2021 11:29 AM 9
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Arabicum or Arabicum Hybrid by GigiPlumeria Nov 27, 2021 2:09 AM 4
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Experiment: Encouraging Branching Without pruning by GigiPlumeria Nov 26, 2021 10:46 AM 16
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Adenium HELP! by GigiPlumeria Nov 25, 2021 8:09 PM 87
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Mosaic Virus on Desert Roses by GigiPlumeria Nov 23, 2021 9:34 PM 104
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Two year old adenium by piksihk Nov 23, 2021 9:10 PM 14
Shade or no? Increase humidity? by power270lb Nov 23, 2021 9:06 AM 95
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Old desert rose needs repotting by BlueMoondog Nov 22, 2021 11:41 AM 35
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Free Adenium Seed ~ You Pay Shipping ~ Group 1 by deepsouth Nov 21, 2021 7:51 AM 16
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Can i save this Adenium? by anole Nov 19, 2021 5:42 PM 8
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Adenium root training by Kaktus Nov 19, 2021 12:58 AM 63
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Hand Pollination of Adeniums by GigiPlumeria Nov 17, 2021 2:06 PM 14
grafting desert rose plant to obtain a three petal bloom by RobertFJameson Nov 17, 2021 6:50 AM 16
How Much is Too Much Rain? by ShadyGreenThumb Nov 14, 2021 5:29 PM 23
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This is an Ask NGA question! Question about mosaic disease, desert rose. by DammitJanet Nov 12, 2021 7:50 AM 5

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Talking about Desert Rose (Adenium obesum), deepsouth wrote:

Potting media for Adenium

Mix together:

1 Part: Coconut Coir -
1 Part: Poultry Grit (chicken grit) /or Pea Gravel - (sift out fine grain silt) -
1 Part: Sand - coarse Builder's Sand, Leveling Sand, or Horticultural Sand - (sift out fine grain silt) -
1 Part: Lump Charcoal - (Break-up or crush larger pieces) - (sift out fine grain silt) -
1 Part: Lava-rock – (volcanic cinders or pumice) (crush larger pieces) - (sift out fine grain silt) -

Optional: mix with above

1 Part: Redwood Bark / Orchid (Phalaenopsis) Mix - Break-up, cut or crush larger stems & bark
1 Part: Perlite - coarse (#4 large)

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Talking about Desert Rose (Adenium obesum), plantladylin wrote:

The Desert Rose is a wonderful ornamental plant with its unusual bulbous, caudex base and beautiful blooms that come in shades of red, pink, and white. In nature, Adenium obesum reaches heights of 8 to 10 feet, but smaller specimens are grown as patio container plants or indoor houseplants and they are also popular trained as bonsai. Desert Rose is drought tolerant and prefers high light, doing best in full sun situations. It is considered evergreen but will lose its leaves during severe dry periods. The sap of Adenium obesum contains toxic glycosides, and care should be taken when pruning or handling the cut stems.

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Talking about Desert Rose (Adenium obesum subsp. socotranum), Baja_Costero wrote:

First big wave of "captive" socotranums released from a Southern California nursery in 2004.

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Talking about Desert Rose (Adenium obesum subsp. boehmianum), robertduval14 wrote:

Endemic to Namibia and Angola. Flowers exclusively in the dry winter season. Previously considered a synonym of Adenium obesum.

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Talking about Desert Rose (Adenium obesum 'Happy Gold'), coconut wrote:

Good pod and pollen parent.

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