Feed an outdoor plant two or three times during spring and summer, using a balanced, water soluble fertilizer.
Feed indoor Adeniums every week during spring and summer, using a water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength.
To encourage flowering, it may also help to use a phosphorus-rich fertilizer or bone meal.
How do you increase Adenium flowering?
Since your plant does flower at least once a year, encourage good growth and provide several hours of sunlight to encourage more blooms. Apply a balanced fertilizer a few times during spring and summer. Phosphorus may help boost flowering.
How long does it take for Adenium to flower?
After successfully starting desert rose from seed or planting a cutting, it may not bloom for months or even years afterward. However, plants successfully grown from seed are usually more vigorous than cuttings, and therefore may bloom in as little as 12 months, thereby reaching sexual maturity.
What is the best fertilizer for Desert Rose?
To encourage growth and flowering, the desert rose plant responds well to a phosphorus-rich fertilizer. Bone meal fertilizer is rich in phosphorus and a good choice for feeding desert rose Adeniums.
How do you make Adenium Caudex fat?
In order to grow fat caudex you need to crop your adeniums, water frequently (make sure you have the proper soil – very fast draining!) and re-pot on a regular basis. Cropping will force new branches. I recommend re-potting once every year or two years in slower growing areas.
What is the best fertilizer for Adenium?
A balanced fertilizer contains nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. You can also apply half-strength liquid fertilizer in irrigation water during their spring and summer growing season.
How do I get my Desert Rose to bloom?
Desert rose needs time to mature and bloom. Flowering cycles generally come spring until fall. Since your plant does flower at least once a year, encourage good growth and provide several hours of sunlight to encourage more blooms. Apply a balanced fertilizer a few times during spring and summer.