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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Other: Grafting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


Posted by drdawg (Vero Beach, FL - Zone 10a) on Jan 9, 2016 11:46 AM

This seedling was germinated in January, 2014. The seed-pod parent is Volare. It formed three tips fairly quickly. Those three tips (branches) are now 3-4' tall. One branch has remained a single. One branch now has grown two additional tips and the other branch has grown four additional tips. The two multi-tipped branches have inflo. The inflo began forming in July, 2015 and were in bloom September, 2015. It is now January, 2016, and both inflo are still blooming. The fragrance is floral/rose with a hint of baby powder.

This plumeria has not been registered with the PSA.

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