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Plumeric (Frangipani)

Plumeric (Frangipani)
Posted by Charli (locadi@yahoo.com) from Malta Europe on 2005-09-15 09:05:00

I live on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean. I have got a Plumeria plant which is about 8 years old but refuses to flower year after year. It is in full sun and in alkaline soil. Are there any tips to make it flower next year? It loses all its leaves in the mild winters that we have here. I have seen lovely plumerias in other peoples gardens in various villages.
  • Plumeria
    Posted by Andi from British Columbi on 2005-09-25 07:00:00

    Hi Charli, when i used to work in a garden centre years ago, we would sometimes get the same question, and this is what we recommended, a fertilizer with a really high middle number such as an african violet fertilizer (7-44-7) while i wouldn't suggest using this fertilizer for all your plants that dont flower, especially young ones, it might just work for your stubborn plumeria. good luck!
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