Information About Plumeria

Plumeria, also known as frangipani, is a small tropical tree with attractive, leathery leaves and sweet-smelling, waxy blooms that burst forth from early summer until autumn. Plumeria flowers are so stunning and fairly easy to care for. If you live in a warm climate, you can enjoy growing plumeria plants in your garden. Read the following articles for helpful information on planting and caring for plumeria.

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Plumeria Repotting Guide – Tips On When To Repot Plumerias

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing plumeria in a container requires repotting a plumeria yearly, in most cases. This encourages optimum growth and beauty. Plumeria repotting is not complicated, requiring a gentle touch and clean pruners. Take a look at the specifics in this article.

Making A Plumeria Branch: How To Encourage Plumeria Branching

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Although plumerias are surprisingly easy to grow, they can become lopsided or spindly. If your goal is to encourage plumeria branching, thus creating a fuller, balanced plant with more blooms, pruning is the way to go. Learn how to get plumeria to branch in this article.

Plumeria Rust Fungus: How To Treat Plumeria Plants With Rust Fungus

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Although fungal diseases can happen anywhere, warm, humid tropical regions are especially favorable for fungal growth. Plumeria rust fungus is a disease that is specific to plumeria. Learn more about rust on plumeria plants in this article.

Indoor Plumeria Care – How To Grow Plumeria Plants Indoors

By Shelley Pierce

You want to grow plumeria at home but feel geographically disadvantaged because you don?t live in the right planting zone (zone 9-11). But can you grow plumeria inside? What is required for indoor plumeria care? Click this article on to learn more.

Moving Plumeria Plants : How And When To Move A Plumeria

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Plumeria can develop into large bushes with extensive root systems. Transplanting mature plants may be difficult, but transplanting a plumeria cutting is easy. Knowing when to move a plumeria is also an important aspect. This article will help with that.

Plumeria Pest Problems – Learn About Pest Control For Plumerias

By Gardening Know How

Plumerias are colorful and rewarding garden or patio plants. As with any plant, especially when it is stressed, you may have plumeria pest problems. On a positive note, common plumeria pests can be controlled with simple or organic treatments. Learn more here.

Plumeria Cutting Propagation – How To Grow Plumeria Cuttings

By Liz Baessler

Plumeria is a tropical and subtropical flowering plant that's very popular for its fragrance and for its use in making leis. Plumeria can be grown from seed, but it can also be propagated extremely well from cuttings. This article can help with that.

Plumeria Bud Drop: Why Are Plumeria Flowers Dropping

By Teo Spengler

It can be upsetting to see plumeria flowers falling off or buds dropping before they open. This article provides information about plumeria flower drop and other problems with plumeria. Click here to find out why flower drop occurs and how to fix them.

Seed Pods On Plumeria – When And How To Harvest Plumeria Seeds

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Some plumeria are sterile but other varieties will produce seed pods that look similar to green beans. These seed pods will split open, dispersing 20-100 seeds. Click here to learn about harvesting plumeria seed pods to grow new plants.

Plumeria Flower Fertilizer – When And How To Fertilize Plumeria

By Liz Baessler

When they bloom, plumeria produce beautiful, fragrant flowers. Getting them to bloom can be tricky, though, and requires the right fertilizer, particularly if they are in containers. Learn more plumeria fertilizer information here.

Plumeria Does Not Bloom: Why Is My Frangipani Not Flowering

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The foliage of Plumeria is glossy and nice to look at, but since most gardeners grow the plants for their profuse blooms, a non-blooming Frangipani is something of a disappointment. Learn why it happens and how to fix the problem in this article.

Plumeria Pruning Info: How And When To Prune A Plumeria

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

While plumerias normally need very little pruning, they can get quite tall and untidy if not kept properly maintained. In addition to good care, some plumeria pruning info may be necessary. Find it here.

Growing Plumeria – How To Care For Plumeria

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Plumeria plants are actually small trees that are native to tropical regions. The flowers of these beautiful plants are used in making traditional Hawaiian leis. Learn how to grow plumeria in this article.

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