Mammy and Petra after one winter and two summers in the SF bay area.

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by Stan, Oct 31, 2015.

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  1. Stan

    Stan Well-Known Member

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    Outdoors 24/7. Petra had been 3 in one pot. 30f took it down to one left and it looked close to dying itself.
    Mammy was a champ. A bit slow to re foliate but it is the SF bay area,so that it even does that is amazing.
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    It would be like finding that a big red trunked palm can grow in California. Or,Breadfruit. Like that.
     
  2. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Looking good. How does your plummeria do with the cold?
     
  3. Stan

    Stan Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Moose. Its outdoors all year in a pot. Its reliable. It and Plastic Pink sailed this winter. Plumeria obtusa? wow- very tender. Just the nights getting to the 40's last November caused it shed leaves. I'm hoping that was residual Hawaii tolerance (from where I ordered it) and it gets that this is the bay area.
     

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