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Adenium obesum - Border

Mature tubestock, premium and ready to plant!


Adenium obesum also known as Desert Rose, is a native of Eastern Africa. It is a drought tolerant succulent shrub, evergreen in tropical climates and semi-deciduous to deciduous in colder climates. Adenium obesum are also known as "Fat Boy", they are naturally sculptured plants with stunning flowers and make ideal pot specimens. The flowers on the Border variety are edged with a contrasting colour. They are drought tolerant so can survive with little watering. Adenium obesum perform well in the ground, provided the soil mix is free draining and are stunning as pot specimens.

    Quick Facts:

    • What to use me for: Stunning feature plant, pot specimen, bonsai

    • I grow to: 1m high, 0.5m wide

    • Where to place me: Full sun

    • How far to space me: Adeniums should stand alone, otherwise 1.2-1.5m apart

    • Soil Conditions: Free draining

    • My features: Drought tolerant, stunning dark pink flowers with white fringed edge 

    Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

    We carefully package plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and delivery to your door.

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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    Our growing philosophy isn't rocket science. We simply hold our plants back longer, which means the root systems can establish. That means a better plant for you that's ground ready, achieving faster grow times.

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