Plumeria - Knowledgebase Question

carlsbad, Ca
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Question by Nedra777
December 11, 2010
I have three plumerias they have all grown much bigger but none of them have blossmed this year. Now one of the plants has blck tiny seed like things stuck tothe undeside of most of it's leaves what is that and what should I do ?

Answer from NGA
December 11, 2010
Plumerias need to develop branches before they will flower so watch for the branching and you can expect flowers that same year. Mine was 3 years old before it developed branches and began flowering. I'm not sure what might be stuck to the undersides of the leaves. It sounds like insect eggs. I'd wait for the leaves to drop off the plant later this month and then pick or rake the leaves up and dispose of them. Whatever has decided to attach themselves to the undersides of the leaves won't be able to attack your plant in the springtime. Enjoy your plumerias!

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