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Adenium 'Calypso'

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Adenium (a-DEE-nee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Calypso

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Deciduous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive kermits On Mar 29, 2008, kermits from Key Largo, FL wrote:

we have this plant in a pot, but don't know if it was started from seed. we think so because of the trunk. the seed pod has opened and are going to start them asap. will get back to you when we have more info.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Cape Coral, Florida
Key Largo, Florida
Lecanto, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Corpus Christi, Texas
Georgetown, Texas
Mathis, Texas



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