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Frangipani

Plumeria alba

Also known as

Pagoda tree, Temple tree, Nosegay, West Indian jasmine

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

6m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Frangipani Overview

There are about 8 species of mainly deciduous shrubs and trees, The trees can reach a height of 9m, but they usually grow much smaller. The flowers are white and appear before the leaves in the spring. It will produce poisonous sap.

Common problems with Frangipani

How to propagate Frangipani

Cuttings

You can propagate in early spring from cuttings that have been allowed to dry out for a couple of weeks.

Seed

By seed.

Other uses of Frangipani

Grown for their flowers in summer-autumn.