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Desert Rose Plants

Adenium obesum

If you're looking for a house plant with pretty flowers and exciting growth, then the Desert Rose is for you. Large red, pink, or white flowers are produced on a plant the resembles a small bonsai tree.

Growzone: 10-11

As Low As $29.95
1. Choose Size & Quantity
Size Price Quantity
4 Inch Pot $29.95
6 Inch Pot $48.95
2. Choose Recommended Add-Ons
Product Price Quantity
Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer $17.95
Espoma Organic Cactus Mix $17.95
Bonide Liquid Cactus Food Concentrate $14.95
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Desert Rose Plants (Adenium obesum) are bright light-loving, drought tolerant, flowering houseplants that serve as a focal point or accent indoors.

Growing Zone: 4-9 patio; 10-11 outdoors
Mature Height: 24 - 36 Inches
Mature Width: 18 - 24 Inches
Classification: Houseplant
Sunlight: Bright, direct light
Habit: Tree form, clear trunk
Flower Color: Red or pink, sometimes double or bicolor
Foliage: Green, round
Soil Condition: Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand)
Water Requirements: Likes to go dry
Uses: Excellent indoors as focal point or centerpiece
This Plants Growzone: 10-11
Desert Rose Plants Hardiness Zone

Planting Information

Before you buy a Desert Rose Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

What is the best light for Desert Rose Plants?

What is the best light for Desert Rose Plants?

Desert Rose Plants love bright, direct light when grown indoors. The plant prefers the most light you can give it to prevent leaf yellowing and dropping. Desert Rose needs this type of light to produce flowers.

How do I water Desert Rose Plants?

How do I water Desert Rose Plants?

Desert Rose plants like to dry out almost completely between watering. It does not like to stay or sit in water. Plants that are watered too often will not survive. If unsure, do not water.

How do I fertilize Desert Rose Plants?

How do I fertilize Desert Rose Plants?

Any all purpose fertilizer will work for your Desert Rose Plant. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment.

What is the best soil for Desert Rose Plant?

What is the best soil for Desert Rose Plant?

Desert Rose needs a very well draining soil, and prefer to have dry conditions. Regular potting mix with sand mixed in works well for plants potted in containers, otherwise a cactus potting mix would work. The cactus potting mix already has sand and other ingredients to encourage drainage. Enthusiasts believe the true value of Desert Rose is not in the beautiful, prolific flowers but in the girth and form of the trunk.


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