How much sun?

bchorner88April 7, 2008

How much sun does a Plummie need each day?

My home faces SE so the front receives morning sun and the back the hotter afternoon sun.

I really want to put the Plummies in the front for beauty but am afraid they won't receive enought sunlight.

Anyone's thoughts and advice?

Thanks,

Belkys

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kevabear(9)

I think basically the more the better. They love the sun!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2008 at 3:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
musarojo

You didnÂt say where you live, but in general LaurieÂs advice about the more sun the merrier is correct. Plumeria need at least 6 to 8 hours of full sun per day to bloom. If you live in a scorching desert climate like I do, you should try to give them partial shade during the hottest part of day during the summer, say 12 until 2 or 3 in the afternoon. If your plants are large and older, this isnÂt as important.

Philip

    Bookmark   April 12, 2008 at 7:36AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kbauman

Hi Belky,
It depends where you live and how intense your heat is. I have the same conditions in my back yard. My plants get the morning light to about 3 pm. then they go dark, passes over to the so/ west sun..there where I live, gets very hot. I will not, anymore put in west sun, we hit over 100 plus in the summer cooks the leaves. So if you have straight light, not obstructed by trees, over hang of a house roof or or ? may grow well.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 3:24AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bchorner88

I'm in NE Georgia

    Bookmark   April 15, 2008 at 6:38PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gladys47(Z9TXGULF)

Mine grows in full east/west exposure. It's the way my house and lawn are set. I have no choice, but for Texas sun they seem to thrive. Wish a lot of other things did. ;)
Gladys

    Bookmark   April 16, 2008 at 8:15PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bag Rooting
I have a few cuttings that I need to get going and...
plumeriai45
My Plumeria Tree After NE Flotrida Hard Freeze .
Hello gang; This plumeria has been outside all winter...
edzone9
Thai Super Round Blooming In February.....Happy Valentine's Day!!!
Hello everyone!! I hope you all are enjoying the warmth...
Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia
I think I killed my plumeria...
I brought my two plants inside for the winter, and...
mitragorz
a test for Laura
Just a test to see if working, now only to remember...
rox146
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™