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Adenium socotranum desert rose

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Adenium socotranum is one of the more rare varieties of ‘Desert Rose’. A native of Socotra island in the Indian ocean, this plant belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Its bulbous-shaped truck and twiggy branches make it identifiable. Growing up to 10 to 16 feet in height, this winter-dormant plant is one of the most beautiful succulent plants.

There are several types of Desert Rose, with the most popular being , and

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Adenium socotranum is slow, but it reaches incredible heights. 

Flowering

This succulent plant blooms in a lovely pink color in the early spring season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Desert rose plants do not need excess water. However, lack of water creates problems in their growth. They need weekly watering during summers. 

Soil

The desert rose thrives in well-drained soil.

Hardiness

This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 0° C (32° F).

Light

Adenium socotranum needs full sun to grow. When planted indoors, it needs a maximum of 6 hours of bright light. 

Propagation

The Desert rose plant can be propagated through the cutting of branches or from seeds.

Adenium Socotranum ‘Desert Rose’ is a perfect succulent to add a decorative feel to any space. Suitable for both indoors & outdoors, this plant is a pure gem. 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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