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Q.Should I Or Should I Not Put Mulch Around My Plumeria Plants.

Zone 78233 | Anonymous added on May 21, 2022 | Answered

I live in San Antonio, TX. It gets pretty hot here in the summertime so I’m wondering if mulching them is ok

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on May 26, 2022

The mulch would actually keep the roots cooler. The sun bakes the dirt if it is not mulched. Mulching also helps prevent temperature fluctuations, and as it decomposes, it nourishes the soil. It also can help retain moisture, so in the case of plumerias, make sure your soil is well draining.

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