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Beautiful Red Plumeria Trees: Red 01, Culcatta Hybrid, Champa Hanging, Culcatta Star, Frangipani, Temple Tree

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Common name:
Champa Hanging Red, Culcatta Star, Frangipani, Temple Tree
Regional name:
Marathi - Khairchapha, Lal Chapha, Hindi - Chameli, Gul-e-chin, Bengali - Dalama Phula, Kannada - Kadusampage, Gujarati - Aholo Champo, Tamil - Perungali, Telugu - Arbataganneru
Trees, Shrubs
Apocynaceae or Plumeria or Oleander family

The Red Plumeria tree, also known as the 'Culcatta Hybrid', is a beautiful flowering plant that is native to Central America and the Caribbean. With its bright red flowers and glossy green leaves, this tree can add a splash of color and elegance to any garden or landscape. Here is a full guide on growing, caring for, and the benefits of a red plumeria tree:

Growing a Red Plumeria Tree

  1. Climate: Red Plumeria trees thrive in warm, humid climates with temperatures ranging between 65°F and 90°F. These trees cannot tolerate frost, so it's important to ensure that the temperature doesn't drop below 40°F.

  2. Soil: The ideal soil for a red plumeria tree is well-draining and slightly acidic, with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0. The soil should also be rich in organic matter and nutrients, so adding compost or other organic materials to the soil is highly recommended.

  3. Watering: Red Plumeria trees require moderate watering, and it's important to ensure that the soil is moist but not waterlogged. During the summer months, the tree may require more frequent watering due to the hot and dry conditions.

  4. Sunlight: Red Plumeria trees require full sun exposure to thrive, and they should receive at least six hours of direct sunlight every day.

  5. Propagation: Red Plumeria trees can be propagated by stem cuttings or grafting. Stem cuttings should be taken in the spring or summer and planted in well-draining soil. Grafting should be done by a professional to ensure successful growth.

Caring for a Red Plumeria Tree

  1. Fertilization: Red Plumeria trees require regular fertilization during the growing season, which is usually from spring to fall. A balanced fertilizer with an NPK ratio of 10-30-10 is recommended.

  2. Pruning: Pruning a red plumeria tree can help control its size and shape. It's recommended to prune the tree in the winter months when it's dormant.

  3. Pests and diseases: Red Plumeria trees are susceptible to aphids, spider mites, and scale insects. Regularly inspecting the tree for any signs of pests and diseases is important, and treating any infestations immediately is recommended.

  4. Winter protection: Red Plumeria trees cannot tolerate frost, so it's important to protect them during the winter months by moving them indoors or covering them with a frost blanket.

Benefits of a Red Plumeria Tree

  1. Aesthetic appeal: Red Plumeria trees are beautiful and can add a pop of color to any garden or landscape.

  2. Fragrance: The flowers of the red plumeria tree have a sweet, tropical fragrance that can fill the surrounding area with a delightful aroma.

  3. Medicinal properties: Red Plumeria trees have been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including fever, inflammation, and coughs.

  4. Cultural significance: In many cultures, the red plumeria tree is a symbol of love, dedication, and devotion. It's often used in religious ceremonies, weddings, and other special events.