Desert roses saves in its thickened stem (= caudex) enough water to survive long dry periods
Watch out for the big tuber - they only thicken like this, when have been carefully raised from seeds - most other nurseries will just sell you a rooted cutting, which will never develop this particular part of adeniums beauty.
Flower: late spring through summer (Best to give the plant some winterrest and put it at a very light place to get more flowers)
Age: 10-12 years
English name: Desert Rose
Botanical name: Adenium obesum
Origin: Arabian peninsula, Africa
Place: light - very light ? during
summer it can be placed as well outside, with temperatures not going below 10°C - In winter give it a winterrest by placing it in a room with temperatures aroun 15°C
Water: in summer very little - in winter practically not at all (winterrest). The plant will eventually react to dryness by shedding it leaves. So don't panic when you get back from a vacation and the plant stands there naked - showing only its caudex. Slowly restart the watering and the plant will cast out again.
Fertilizer: Spring - autumn - fertilize very 3-4 weeks using cactus or flowerfertilizer
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