- Article number: PLURUBCAL02
Plumeria rubra California Sunset is also called the temple tree or frangipani.
This exotic origin from Central and South America is also common in Indonesia.
It is a hard worker when it comes to making flowers.
In the wild, the frangipani can grow into a small 8-meter tree. With us in a tub, without pruning, it stays with a large tree / shrub of up to 3 meters.
If the plant grows too big then it also tolerates pruning well, the best you prune back in early April and you can keep a plumeria around 100 cm.
Almost the entire season from May to the end of September she gives beautiful flowers in all kinds of colors and shapes.
In return, the temple tree may receive a small amount of fertilizer every 2 weeks, for Ionic PK boost is ideal for plumeria, which will quickly bring the plant into bloom.
Watering when the soil feels dry, this way the flowers keep coming.
When the autumn is approaching and the temperature drops below + 10 ° C, the temple tree loses its leaves.
In winter, do not give more fertilizer, frost-free overwinter at + 10 ° C and may be in a place with low light.
In the spring, when the chance of frost has gone out again (possibly repotting if necessary) and she can rejoice with her luxuriant flowering.
The frangipani likes to be in a warm sunny place in the summer.
Winter hardiness zone 11 (+ 8ºC).