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Questions About Frangipani

Asked by
Anonymous on
December 2, 2010

Q. Why Isn’t My Frangipani Flowering

I have a Frangipani bush that is about 3 years old. It flowered beautifully the first year, but the past two years it hasn’t. Instead, it’s just grown enormous.

Answered by
Heather on
December 5, 2010
Certified Expert
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It sounds like it may have too much nitrogen. When a plant has too much nitrogen, it will grow lush and large but will get few flowers. If you are using fertilizer on it right now, cut back. Also add some phosphorous to the soil to help balance the nitrogen and phosphorous. Phosphorous will help get the plant blooming again.

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Asked by
tendyson on
April 19, 2017
Central coast nsw

Q. Frangipani

Have a frangipani that was hodden when we move in under a dense tree/bush. It has been fighting for light and leaned over. Sturdy trunk about a meter high, but only leaves at the top. We have removed the overgrown tree. But now unsure weather to leave ot ro its own devices, stake it. (It does lean badly), or wwther to cut it off the top, bit this would leave no leave ans ther is no other branxhes

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
April 21, 2017
Certified Expert
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I would stake the plant for now, to help ensure it does not suffer damage or break.
If you are going to transplant it to another part of the garden you will need to do some planning.
You will want to do some root pruning this season to move next season.
By taking a sharp shovel you can sever the large roots around the plant. This will then encourage the Plumeria to start to grow smaller roots in the area that will be moved.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/plumeria/plumeria-does-not-bloom.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/plumeria/plumeria-pruning-info.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/plumeria/how-to-fertilize-plumeria.htm

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Asked by
Anonymous on
February 11, 2018

Q. THE BENEFIT OF SPRAYING THE LEAVES OF A FRANGIPANI WHEN WEATHER IS 40 DEG.

On my balcony facing north, I have a frangipani in a large pot doing extremely well but suffered in yesterday’s heat. It had been well watered in the morning but the leaves had bent down by late afternoon yesterday. It faces nth west so the sun was on the plant quite a while from the west. I plan to put umbrella over this later today. My question is it O.K. to spray the leaves with water to help cool the plant or is that detrimental? thank you

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
February 11, 2018
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Asked by
ian on
February 12, 2019
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Q. PLANTING FRANGIPANIS TOGETHER

I have been given 2 rooted frangipanis – approx 2-3m high – and am wondering if I can bind them together at the root base and plant. Will this work, or am I only going to kill one or both of them in doing so?

Answered by
drtreelove on
February 12, 2019
A.

You can do this I guess, although I am not sure why. Maybe you don't have space to plant both, or for a curiosity in appearance, like having different color flowers on what appears to be one plant?

I would say okay for short term expectations (5 year plan at most), but not the best idea for longer term growth without becoming problematic with structural issues and pruning maintenance.

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Asked by
Plec on
June 8, 2019
Naples, Fl 34109

Q. Plumeria/Frangipani info. Not a question :)

Hi,
I picked about 2 dozen broken Frangipani branches out of rubble piles in the street following Hurricane Irma in Florida (less than two years ago). I planted some outside in pots and some in the ground and about 15 are growing well. The potted plants are doing better than those in the ground and are the only ones to flower prior to the 2 year anniversary of the hurricane, not sure why. Just FYI 🙂

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
June 9, 2019
Certified Expert
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That's wonderful! Thank you for sharing!

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Asked by
Anonymous on
June 20, 2019

Q. Transplant Frangipani tree, it’s June, small 2 metre tree, dig up in one yard, drive by Ute 20 mins, excavate roots of dead tree

, replace with other tree. Is this risky because they’re dormant now? I have similar question about grass by seed? Will the lawn grow at this time of year or seeds wash away?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
June 20, 2019
Certified Expert
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For both issues, transplanting the frangipani (plumeria) and seeding grass, there is an advantage of waiting until your early spring when new vigorous growth will get them off to a good start.

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