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Plumeria rubra "Plastic Pink - Plastic Pink Plumeria


Plumeria rubra "Plastic Pink - Plastic Pink Plumeria  (Plumeria rubra "Plastic Pink - Plastic Pink Plumeria)

My Plastic Pink Plumeria after the loss of the 6 foot / 2 meter branch.
Photo taken Oct. 12, 2009.



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So you made another one, right? I had some trouble with base rot on cuttings, & was told to let them air harden before planting. But the name for these I most love is Buddha tree as they can live out of the ground (eg when knocked by wind) for several years on their own inner resources!

17 Oct, 2009

 

Orgratis:

Yes, of course...they are so easy from cuttings.

The cutting must callous before planting...if not,
they will rot. I've had cutting sitting in shade for several month and it will sometimes develope a flower spike.
It's because the latent bud is in the branch already.

17 Oct, 2009

 

Guess I needed to wait longer: several months, eh. Ok.

18 Oct, 2009

 

I'm not sure if I'm going to plant the branch in the ground now...or wait until spring...if we have a lot of rain (which we need badly) because of El Niño, the cutting may rot.

19 Oct, 2009



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