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Plant Care Instructions By Steve Brigham

Although they don\'t grow as fast as they do in Hawaii, Plumerias really can grow into trees in coastal Southern California, especially if you give them a warm site that is protected from frost and strong winds. The plants will tell you when to start watering and fertilizing in the spring by sprouting new leaves, but when the plants are dormant in winter, don\'t fertilize and water only sparingly.

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These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
USDA Zones :
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Plant Care Instruction

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    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    April
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
    May
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
    June
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
    July
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
    August
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
    September
    1. Buy

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.
    2. Plant

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    April

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    May

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    June

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    July

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    August

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    September

    Buy established plants in containers in bloom to get the flowers you want.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    April

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

    May

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

    June

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

    July

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

    August

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

    September

    Plant in a warm, protected spot in full sun or just a little shade. Loose, fast-draining soil is essential -- try amending heavily with cactus mix, or grow in half barrels in pure cactus mix.

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