Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)
This listing is for 1 (ONE) Desert Rose (Adenium obesum) rooted live plant. Please choose from the three sizes offered, a 2", a 4" or a 6"+ Seedling plant. All three sizes are shown. (A listing variation for one plant of each size (2"/4"/6") is also offered). We ship all live plants bare root/no soil.
Hawaii State Agricultural Inspection + Surprise Sample included with order.
We ship all live plants USPS mail on Mondays after they are taken for Hawaii State Agricultural inspection.
These Desert Rose plants are grown from seed offered in assorted 'mystery' colors. We ship all live plants bare root/no soil. It is normal for this plant to drop a few leaves in transit. Please be ready to receive your order and plant the Desert Rose in a container of good potting soil. Keep in bright but indirect light for a few weeks and always warm, never below 75 degrees.
Once your plant has recovered from shipping for a few days/weeks you can slowly introduce it to full sun. Please plan on reading up on how to grow this plant in your particular area. Desert Roses are very easy to grow heat loving succulent. This plant prefers full sun and warm temps only.
Please note that Desert Rose sap is considered poisonous. This plant is a tropical succulent and prefers periods of watering and being left dry. Please read up on the growing requirements for this plant. We have ours growing in full sun in the hottest part of our garden and they seem very happy. Delighted to finally find a plant that enjoys the intense Southern exposure/Full sun all day in that part of our garden.
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