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Landscape soil advice

Posted by palmspringsplumie 9b (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 9, 13 at 11:49

Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum and have really enjoyed reading through the wealth of info here. I live in Palm Springs CA and am putting in a plumeria garden. I'll be bringing in landscape dirt and would like some advice on what kind to use for best drainage and the happiest plumies. Thanks!!! Claire

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RE: Landscape soil advice

Claire- The sandy soil of Palm Springs is excellent for growing plumerias. Fast draining soils are essential. The only concern is for frost/freeze which can happen periodically in Dec/Jan during early morning. Plumerias do not like 32 degree temps for more than a short time and will rot if too long. If you have full size plants in your neighborhood, you probably are in an area that is safe. Bill

RE: Landscape soil advice

Thanks Bill! I DO have big plumies in my area. I am in a very protected area where we don't even get much wind. There is hope!!!

RE: Landscape soil advice

  • Posted by qaguy Sunset 21/LosAngeles (My Page) on
    Sun, Feb 10, 13 at 14:55

If you're not too worried about having named varieties, I'll
be posting (maybe later today) about a lot of cuttings that
I want to give away.

I'm often in the PS area, maybe we could get together and
I'll give you a bunch of large cuttings. I won't be out
there for a couple of months though.

RE: Landscape soil advice

Qaguy, that would be wonderful! Thanks!!

RE: Landscape soil advice

Great advice Bill!!

T.. You are so nice.. :-)

Welcome Palmspringsplumie!!

Listen to these wonderful gentleman!!!

Great people here on this forum!!! ;-)

Take care,


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