How to grow plumeria plants although you dont have to live in the tropics to grow plumeria in the home garden you should be aware of its growing requirements beforehand often grown in the garden as an ornamental shrub or small tree plumeria plants need to be grown in well draining soil that is slightly acidic. How to grow a plumeria a plumeria is a fast growing tropical tree that produces masses of fragrant blooms between march and october a small tree the plumeria reaches heights of about 30 feet at maturity also known as frangipani. Growing plumeria in colder weather if you are still dreaming of hawaii and wont be here soon try growing them yourself the plumeria are hardy plants and can grow almost anywhere in temperatures above 40 50 f some companies will ship you cuttings and seeds that you can plant and grow yourself. Plumerias are ornamental trees and despite the fact that they are not native plants are closely associated with hawaii and are used to make leis plumeria flowers grow in clusters and in optimum growing conditions some varieties produce between 50 and 200 blooms per cluster flowers bloom in a. Plumeria in hawaii the ground a plumeria can reach 10 12 feet in 6 years given adequate fertilizer and moisture fertilize plumeria with 10 30 10 every three to four months at about 1 lb per inch of trunk diameter distributing the fertilizer around the the plant to 2 feet beyond the foliage line
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