Desert Rose Adenium swazicum


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I live in S, Fl. Not a pro. I have a variety of outdoor plants from Orchids to succulents. I have a few desert rose. Two I have are about 9-10 yrs. Previously they would pod and I was able to harvest and germinate the seeds. I repotted them about two years ago and they have never flowered as well as they did previously, nor do they pod. I tried them inside the pool cage and also out, no luck. The plants without the pots stand about 4-5 feet tall. I would like them to flower and pod as they have in the past. Any ideas? and Thank You.
 
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You can try to stimulate flowering.
Adenium is prepared to flowering for 2 months. Older plants can be cut. To give shape to. Then fertilize with organic fertilizers. And arrange dry period of 2-3 weeks. Place for Adenium at this time - not hot.
After a dry period, Adenium should be watered during the 3 days of small amounts of water with fertilizer for orchids (8-24-24). Then stop watering before the flower buds, which should appear within 3 weeks. When the buds are formed , Adenium needs regular watering, to prevent buds drop.
For good flowering Adenium likes phosphorus - potassium fertilizer.
 
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You can try to stimulate flowering.
Adenium is prepared to flowering for 2 months. Older plants can be cut. To give shape to. Then fertilize with organic fertilizers. And arrange dry period of 2-3 weeks. Place for Adenium at this time - not hot.
After a dry period, Adenium should be watered during the 3 days of small amounts of water with fertilizer for orchids (8-24-24). Then stop watering before the flower buds, which should appear within 3 weeks. When the buds are formed , Adenium needs regular watering, to prevent buds drop.
For good flowering Adenium likes phosphorus - potassium fertilizer.
Thank You
 
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My Deserts rose won't bloom for a year or two after repotting. How much bigger was the new pot ? when I repot I only go up about 2 inches bigger and raise the plant to show more of the caudex, in the winter I let them rest and only water onces ever 2 months just to keep them from drying out.
 
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The pot was not much larger. They are now very crowded in their respective pots. I noticed today that the larger one is covered in tine pink blossoms! I replanted two others today and noticed that the potting soil was quite damp. I added some sand to the mix to increase the drainage. Looking forward t see if this makes a difference.
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