Adenium obesum C22


The Adenium obesum or Rose of the desert is a very resistant and very decorative plant. It is possible to place it indoors or outdoors whenever it is protected from the cold.

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Adenium obesum or much more known as desert rose, is an evergreen shrub that belongs to the family of the apocynacea.

What most draws of this plant is flowering. Beautiful bells in colors such as white, yellow, orange, yellow,  red or bi-colour. Another attraction is the shape of its trunk in a globose shape and its roots which become curved and twisted as they grow.

In winter, it loses its leaves, and will dress back again, from spring and all along the summer.

Use some liquid fertilizer for succulent plants during spring and summer.

It is very important, as it happens in all type of succulents, that the soil has good drainage system to avoid rot neck and roots problems.

Adenium is a highly decorative plant that goes very well planted in bowls or flowerpots type bonsai.

Can be affected by aphids and whitefly, which can be combated with some kind of Multipurpose insecticide.


Data sheet

Adenium obesum o Rosal del desierta
De 1 a 3 metros
The color of your flowers may be red or pink
Sun, although it can also be held indoors in a very bright place
Moderate, does not want to flooding
To put in rocky ground, in group of crass or as bonsai, even as exemplary
He does not support low temperatures to 10ºC
Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.

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