Nerium: Identification, plant Growth and reproduction

Learn about the plant

Nerium is a genus of 1 or 2 types of evergreen shrubs or tiny shrubs found in seasonally dried out flow mattresses and margins in the Mediterranean to China. Oleander demands ample space. The fragrant blooms show up in the summertime. In the fall, cut back the stalks. White, pinkish, red, and yellow-colored varieties can be found. All parts are highly poisonous if consumed. Experience of foliage may upset epidermis.

Plant growth conditions

Cozy – lowest 50F in winter. The maximum amount of gentle as is possible. Shade from the hot sun. Expand in the dirt-based potting blend. Will endure hard trimming.

Continue to keep garden compost wet all the time – reduce irrigating during winter. Mist leaves regularly.

Plant reproduction

Consider semi-ripe come cuttings in early spring. Make use of a rooting hormonal and offer bottom part temperature. Sow seed at 61 F (16 C) in springtime—airflow layer in spring.