Kids and Plumeria....Don't Mix

dthrooopOctober 2, 2010

Okay, so my girls were riding their bikes on the patio, took the corner a little too sharply and seperated one of my plumeria from its pot and roots! What to do now? I put it back in the pot, but should I strip all the leafs or leave them on? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

I tried to link to the photos, but they aren't coming up, so I'm providing the URLs as well:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mikeod(Z9 FL)

No roots=no leaves. Strip the leaves and treat it as a cutting. You may want to use some rooting hormone on the end.

    Bookmark   October 2, 2010 at 7:45PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks, Mike. I've removed the leaves (leaving only the claws), dipped the end in rooting hormone, and put back in the pot. And, moved the pot out of way! Now, I'll just sit back and wait - with my fingers crossed...

    Bookmark   October 3, 2010 at 1:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
C Schaffner

I agree, kids and plumeria don't mix. My grandson recently tried to "help" me. He cut off
The tops off 3 of my plants. Luckily they weren't any of my named varieties. I stuck them in the dirt and hope they root. One of the stumps is already sprouting a couple of branches.

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 1:54AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Contest time!
Now that spring's finally here, let's have a little...
Vera Cruz Rose Leaf Curl/Black Leaf Spot Issues.
Hello Forum member's I've Noticed my VCR Leaf Start...
Whose going to the So Cal Plumeria Society Sale in SD this weekend?
Seems like this is the question dejour. I looked at...
Need advise please
I have 2 plumeria plants that are ~7 yrs old . They...
Jungle Jacks
Not sure if I can ask this here. I was thinking about...
Sponsored Products
Black Script Personalized Growth Chart Decal
$12.99 | zulily
Safari Rocking Chair
Classic Hostess
Green w/Flowers La Toilette Plaque Oval
Amelie Mirrored Entertainment Chest - MIRROR
$1,999.00 | Horchow
Sweet Jojo Designs 4-piece Boys All Star Sports Twin Comforter Set
DreamWorks HOME Giclee Lamp Shade 13.5x13.5x10 (Spider)
$69.99 | Lamps Plus
Authentic Models America's Cup Columbia 1901 Small
Classic Hostess
Spring Meadow Gold Oval: 5 Ft. x 8 Ft. Oval Rug
$299.00 | Bellacor
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™