Plumeria

(Frangipani Tree)

 

 

Plumeria rubra acutifolia

Apocynaceae

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Form: Tree
Seasonality: Deciduous perennial
Size: 35 feet tall and 20 feet wide
Flowers: Large clusters of very fragrant flowers borne at the ends of the branches
Leaves; Medium green leathery leaves that are from 6 to 18 inches long and have narrow pointed tips

Stems: fleshy-branched, distinctive and angular, leaves and flowers at branch ends
Range/Origin: Mexico to Central America
Hardiness: Sunset: 12-13,19,21-24; USDA: 10-12
Comments: Low Litter, No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full to partial sun

        Water: Moderate,

        Soil: Amended, well drained

         Propagation: Cuttings;

         Maintenance: Minimal,

          

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