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Germination of

Adenium arabicum

Pink Desert Rose Bonsai Tree: Pink desert rose, Adenium obesum, Bonsai adenium, Sabi star

Adenium arabicum

Adenium arabicum: Adenium arabicum seeds can be germinated indoors in a well-draining cactus mix. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil, covering them with a thin layer of sand or grit. Maintain a temperature between 75-85�F (24-29�C) and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. The seeds should germinate within two to four weeks. Once the seedlings have developed a few sets of true leaves, they can be transplanted into their own containers or a larger container with a well-draining cactus mix.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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