Adenium is a tropical plant known for its striking flowers and unique caudex (trunk). Whether you are a new collector or seasoned grower do not worry about the holidays, your Adenium will be alive in any appropriate condition.
What makes it special:
- One of the popular flowering succulent plants.
- Perfect bonsai looking flowering plant
- Popular house plant with attractive foliage.
- Popular low maintenance plant.
Planting and care
- Keep the plant indoor with bright direct natural light.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Adenium plant.
Water the plant when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not overwater the plant.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Application of Fertilizer
- During the main growing season (April – August) feed the Adenium plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
- Do not apply water on plant leaves.
- Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.