Adenium Desert Rose

  • $38.00

Adenium Desert Rose is a slow-growing succulent shrub that produces a beautiful bulbous stem or caudex with interesting root shapes. Shop now and be obsessed with the gorgeous blooms in your living space!

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Ex Tax: $38.00

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Product Code: PLANT-PR00400

Tags:  OutdoorOrnamental FlowersBonsai

Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Desert Rose 富贵花 (Adenium obesum)

Pot Size

Ø15.0cm x H11.0cm

Overall Height

25 to 45cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Full sun, plenty of light. During its active growth phase, desert rose requires at least six hours of direct sunlight a day. A lack of sunlight will inhibit growth and flowering.

Watering needs

Water the Adenium when the soil dries out completely.

Adenium require ample drainage holes as they are susceptible to root rot if the soil is too moist (a clay or terracotta pot can also help with excess moisture).

Soil type and pH requirements

Desert rose prefers richer, well-drained sandy or gravelly cactus soil.

Ideal soil pH 6.0 to 7.0

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed the plant once a month with a balanced fertilizer to encourage growth and blooming.

Pruning requirements

Deadhead (or remove) withered flowers after flowering.
Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs.
Wear gloves when trimming the Adenium to avoid touching the sap.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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