Category Archive for: ‘Container Growing’

Re-potting Plumerias


I like to re-pot my potted plumerias once they wake up late winter or early spring. Potting soil loses its …

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Early-Season Feeding Regimen

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I’m a big believer in starting to feed my plumerias toward late winter. Even if the plants aren’t awake yet, …

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Overwatering your Plumeria


At one time or another we all overwater our plumeria or you may live in a heavy rainfall area and had …

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A thorough overview of plumerias


This is a PowerPoint presentation I did for the Jefferson Co. Master Gardeners and visitors. I tried to cover all …

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Best Tip: Writing on your Pots

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The best product I have found for writing on my pots is a Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Pen. You can buy …

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A late-season tip

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No, I’m not eating that bloom! I learned this trick from my wife. When you’re trying to enjoy your late-season blooms, …

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Plumerias in Southeast Texas: A Story of Addiction

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In the spring of 2000 my husband, Fred, and I were enjoying an afternoon of shopping at a local flea …

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Transporting a large plant … oops

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Plans for moving a large potted and blooming Jeannie Moragne. I tell Andy to bring a pickup truck. He brings …

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Low temps are important

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I find that most plumeria growers are fixated on weather. We know how much it affects the growth and health …

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Winterizing your plumerias


I recently gave this presentation to the South Coast Plumeria Society in Anaheim. I was tasked with addressing the challenges …

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My Late Season Plumeria Cocktail

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I usually feed my plants this mix in early November before the plants go to sleep. I don’t use any chemical …

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Growing Plumerias

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Although there are general do’s and dont’s with plumeria, I recommend that growers continually try to experiment with what they …

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Using Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) with plumeria

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Hydrogen Peroxide can be very beneficial in plumeria growing, especially with seeds and seedlings. I have been using it now …

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What I use a greenhouse for

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I’ve used greenhouses for growing plumerias for a few years now. It’s a vital part of my growing program. This …

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