West Indian Jasmine, Plumeria rubra

West Indian Jasmine

FAMILY:
Apocynaceae

ORIGIN:
Neotropical America

DESCRIPTION:
Small tree with grey sausage-like trunk and branches; simple, entire, obovate, leathery leaves to 12"; fragrant white blooms arranged in a spiral

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly; full sun to part shade

PROPAGATION:
Tip cuttings

COMMENTS:
Flowers are used in Hawaiian garlands

 

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