New Leaves Developing a Surprise!!

shelia__greenthumb(6)November 27, 2009

I tried to put my plumeria seedlings in dormancy. I cut

off the leaves and by surprise at the very top they

are developing new leaves. What should I do now??

They are in the gargage so they are in temps. of 50 degrees

or above and receiving sunshine through the window.

I even stopped watering regularly.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
craftymama132001(Ohio (5))

Hi, Shelia, I'm in Ohio. I cut all the leaves off my plumeria mid October when I brought them all inside. This was the 1st time I ever cut their leaves off. The one I'm looking at right now is still blooming, and it already has 11 new leaves! None stayed bare. They all have many new leaves. I guess I botched that, didn't I? lol If they want to keep growing, I guess I'll let them! Crafty

    Bookmark   November 29, 2009 at 1:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Complete darkness will stop that..

As long as they are getting some light, new growth will want to continue to grow....Rather skimply though...

I wouldn't worry about it...Just watch for mites...At least you know that your plants are healthy trough the winter..:-)

    Bookmark   November 30, 2009 at 2:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks for the advice Craftymamma and Mike.
We have had some beautiful Indian summer weather here in
WV. I am also trying to winterize a brug for the first
time. The daylight time is getting shorter so they
probably won't receive much sunshine. I will only give
them enough water to keep them from getting completely

    Bookmark   November 30, 2009 at 7:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Am I to understand that Plumeria's winter over without leaves? I am new to growing them and I thought mine was going to die if the leaves dropped off in the winter months. I have mine indoors in a southeast window that gets a lot of sunlight. Do I need to back off from watering and let it go through a dormancy stage in the winter months???
Thanks for your advise on this plant. I don't want to loose it.

    Bookmark   December 4, 2009 at 11:41AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
overall, hoping for a great year...more room
in looking at how we have moved things around, hoping...
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
My Plumeria Tree After NE Flotrida Hard Freeze .
Hello gang; This plumeria has been outside all winter...
a test for Laura
Just a test to see if working, now only to remember...
Siam Red Showing It Is Still Awake...
Hello Everyone!!! I just wanted to post a pic of Siam...
Loveplants2 8b Virginia Beach, Virginia
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™