Adenium Obesum Light Pink Double Flowers Seed - 1 Seed

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Desert Rose (Adenium obesum) is not a rose at all. It is a deciduous succulent plant

The number of variations amongst wild species is tremendous and unknown

Scientists speculate that there is a single species which is divided up into just a few sub-species; however, these can vary quite a bit in appearance and habits from one environment to another

Unlike a true rose, Adenium is drought tolerant because it stores water from the rainy season in its thick, bulbous roots and fat base trunk. In its native lands, the rains come during the summer and then it is dry during the cooler months of the winter

These plants range widely in size. Although they can grow as tall as 6 feet, they also make excellent potted plants, container plants, and bonsai

Depending on availability of water, amount of sun, soil conditions, proper care and so on, wild Adenium can grow as a short, plump tree, a bushy shrub or a tall, leggy plant

Planting instructions:
Desert Rose is better sown in spring, with the on-demand method to facilitate the management of post-emergence. Desert Rose hi dry, sunny environment, drought-resistant but intolerant of wet, hot but not cold-resistant.
The optimum growth temperature is 20 to 30 degrees, when the family cultivation, Suitably fertile, loose and well-drained sandy loam rich in calcium.
After emergence, pay attention to broadcast intraday matrix cannot be too wet, otherwise, it may result in a large number of root rot and seedling death

During the growing season, it is a good idea to provide a light feeding of a slow-release fertilizer, or a water-soluble liquid fertilizer from time-to-time

In the springtime when the plant is rousing from its winter rest, you can give a diluted feeding once every couple of weeks

During summer, reduce this to once a month. As the weather cools, stop feeding so that the plant can wind down for the winter

If you bring your Adenium plant indoors for the winter, you may want to give it one weak feeding in mid-winter; however, this is not necessary as the plant is likely in a state of semi-dormancy