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Utility friendly tree. Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Has fragrant flower. Native to Mexico to Panama.
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- Plumeria rubra - Apocynaceae
Common Names: Frangipani, Temple Tree, Nosegay Frangipani
- Native To: Mexico to Panama
Has Deciduous foliage.
- Shape: Rounded or Vase
- Sunset Zones: 12 - 13, 19 and 21 - 24
- USDA Hardiness Zones: 10 - 12
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Water Needs: Well Drained Soil
- Soil Type: Clay, Loam or Sand
- Soil pH: Acidic to Alkaline
- Salt Spray Tolerance: High
- Height: 25 feet
- Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Season
- Landscape Use: Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container or Street Tree
- Leaves: Green. Red in Fall. Deciduous.
- Flowers: Showy, Fragrant, Pink or Red. Flowers in Spring, Summer or Fall. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
- Fruit: Persistent, Brown
- Pest & Disease: Susceptible to Scales, Caterpillars and Nematodes, Root Rot
- Shading Capacity: Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf
- Root Damage Potential: Rated as Low
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Cite This Page:
SelecTree. "Plumeria rubra Tree Record." 1995-2012. May 23, 2013.
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