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Oct 9, 2016 9:51 AM CST
I planted a Plumeria tree (height of 60cm) in my garden 2.5 years ago. I trimmed any side shoots and staked the tree with bamboo in hope of developing a strong healthy tree with a single trunk. The plant grew to a height of 200cm with spindly trunk of 160cm and a ridiculous diameter of 5 cm. i was hoping the day will come and get rid of the stake.But, unfortunately the tree still rely on the support. Is there is any solution or ideas i can do to make the tree strong and withstand on its own. Thanks.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Oct 9, 2016 10:52 AM CST
Welcome! AhmadK
Is this is a seedling or a rooted cutting? Is it getting full sun?

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