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Tropical Plumeria

Plumeria rubra
Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Typically available from early spring through summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Tropical deciduous shrub from Central Americas has a rounded, broad habit with leathery leaves and succulent stems. Showy, extremely fragrant blooms make their appearance in an array of colors starting in spring and continue for several months. Create your own leis.

Plant with Tropical Hibiscus


  • Landscape Size: 25'-35' tall, 15'-20' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low to Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 12, 13-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Fragrant, Waterwise, Showy Flowers, Flowers For Cutting

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows well in enriched, well draining soil. Remove spent flowers to increase flower production. Cold-sensitive below 50°F. Frost tender, winter indoors.



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