The following is a record of my first adventure into growing adeniums from seed. I live in a wet tropical climate where the average yearly temperature is 81 F, average yearly rainfall is 110", and my plants are grown outdoors.
July 25, 2014: A. obesum seeds planted in community trays.
Sep. 12: Transplanted seedlings into 4" pots when had 5 true leaves. Some had tap root cut and terminal apex snipped for experimentation.
Nov. 8: Some DRs up-potted to 5" pots.
Feb. 18, 2015: Some DRs up-potted to 6" pots.
Mar. 10: Some DRs up-potted to 8" panterra bowls for experimental bonsai training.
April 12: Results of tap root cutting:
April 14: First bloom. Tap root was not cut.
May 2: Second bloom. Tap root was not cut.
May 22: More adeniums potted-up.
June 27: My most compact adenium. "Chubbs"
July 9, 2015: Started a new adventure...A. arabicum and Thai Soco.