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PlantFiles: Adenium
Adenium somalense

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Adenium (a-DEE-nee-um) (Info)
Species: somalense (soh-mal-EN-see) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Phishinphool On Nov 30, 2009, Phishinphool from Milton, FL wrote:

I found this plant quite easy to grow. But it must be watered like a cactus and kept in quick draining soil. I used about 30% perlite since it has a tendency to root rot if kept too wet. I had mine in full sun all summer and it produced a lot of flowers and one seed pod.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Milton, Florida
Hawi, Hawaii



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