How to grow and care for Plumeria rubra

Written by Maggie

Dec 24 2020

How to grow and care for Plumeria rubra

Plumeria rubra is a well-proportioned, naturally beautiful tree that is of great ornamental value. Here are some tips for growing Plumeria Rubra and caring tips for Plumeria rubra.

Plumeria Rubra

How to grow Plumeria Rubra

1. Seedling: Plumeria Rubra usually grows saplings from cuttings or seeds.

(1) Cutting: Generally in the middle and late of May. Cut the branches from the base of the branch to take 20-30 cm long, the cutting mouth has white milk outflow. It needs to be placed in a cool and ventilated place for 2-3 days, make the wound form a layer of protective film and then cut, with milk cutting easy to rot. Insert it into a clean vermiculite or sand bed or shallow sand basin, then spray water, put it in the indoor or outdoor shade, spray water once the next day, keep the substrate moist. 15~20 days later the insertion moved to the half overcast, so as for the weak light. 30~35 days later, it will take roots. 45 days or so, it. After the survival of cutting seedlings, transplant in time.

(2) To be sown: After the seeds are ripe, they will open, and then be taken out of the pods and scattered in pre bombarded seedbeds on sandy soil. The suitable temperature for seed germination is 18-24℃, and it is usually picked and sown at the same time. Sow evenly at 5-6cm intervals and then cover with a thin layer of sand or coconut bran. Appropriate amount of water to keep the substrate moist. In spring generally 8~12 days, and in summer generally about 5 days it will take out of germination. After the general routine management, keep wet, and the seedling bed can not waterlogging. When the seedling grows to 10-15cm, the bag is removed, and the seedling is cultivated with a 20cm×30cm bag. When the seedling grows to 40-50cm, the transplanting and transplanting is carried out.

2. Planting

1. Ground planting: Sandy loam rich in organic matters should be selected for planting. The cultivation place should have sufficient sunshine and good drainage. Before transplanting, apply base fertilizer in combination with deep turning of soil. Fertilizer requirements are not strict, which can be farm fertilizers, but the requirements of organic fertilizer must be fully mature, and buried deep, not in direct contact with Plumeria Rubra roots. Plant spacing is 2m×3m. In the growing season, apply organic compound fertilizer once a month, and stop fertilization in winter. Pay attention to timely watering in the dry season. Keep the soil moist. Pay attention to drainage and waterlogging control in the plum rain season, loosen soil and hoe grass in time after heavy rain.

2. Potted pot: Pot soil according to the garden soil: garbage soil: river sand = 4:4:2 mixed mixing, and can add an appropriate amount of organic manure. When planting, the pot can be slightly exposed to the root. After planting, the pot can be placed in a cool place first, and then moved to a sunny place after 15 days. In summer, let it isolate, the branch can grow stout. In the summer and autumn high temperature season, Plumeria Rubra grows at the peak, and we should pay attention to check the pot soil dry wet condition, to see dry see wet principle for watering.

3.Watering: Plumeria Rubra likes wet, drought, but afraid of waterlogging. In spring and autumn intervals 1 solstice 2 days dry soil watering. On summer sunny days, water every morning . In the evening if dry soil watering, pay attention to the rainy season to pour out the pot water, rotten-proof root watering. In winter, water every ten days and half a month. Keep the basin soil slightly moist.

4. Temperature: Plumeria Rubra is a strong positive flower, the more abundant sunshine, the more luxuriant growth, flowers become more and more fragrant. In addition to the pot or turn over the pot after the need to shade for 7 to 10 days, the rest of the time it should be placed in a sunny place. Before the lowest temperature drops to 10℃, move into the room, keep room temperature from 10℃ to 15℃, away from TV radiation and air conditioning warm wind can not drop the leaves. But if there is less than 8℃ or poor ventilation, it will also drop the leaves. As long as the temperature is more than 5℃, it will not freeze to death. In the next spring, it will sprout leaves.

5. Fertilization: Plumeria Rubra likes fat, basin or turn on the change of soil. Add 20 g to 30 g to the cultivation of soil bone meal, 50 g to 80 g of calcium superphosphate (for its xi in calcareous soil, want to notice filling calcium). From May to October, 10 days to 15 days a weak rotten organic fertilizer rate or NPK, avoids single nitrogen, moderate growth.

Plumeria Rubra

6. The pot can be mixed and prepared according to 4 parts of garden soil, 4 parts of horse dung and 2 parts of river sand. 100 grams of cake fertilizer or sauce dregs and 50 grams of superphosphate or bone powder are also added to each pot. After changing pot planting, pour permeable water, grain rain before and after the relocation of the outdoor sunny place.

7. Pest control: The reverse side of the leaf of the rust Coleosporium Plumeria Pat orange pustules or powder. You can choose 25 {bf} powder rust ning 1500~2000 times liquid for prevention and control.

How to care for Plumeria Rubra

When overwintering, it needs to be put far away from TV radiation and air conditioning warm wind, preventing it from dropping a leaf. But if the temperature is below 8°C or ventilation is bad, leaves will also drop. The temperature cannot be below 5℃, otherwise can freeze to death. We need to apply organic fertilizer or n, P and K compound fertilizer, avoid single n fertilizer, prevent long. It does not need to fertilize in winter. In the rainy season, pay attention to pour out the pot of water, rotten proof root.

Plumeria Rubra