Plumeria rubra ‘Elsie’ grafted
Scientific name: Plumeria rubra ‘Elsie’
Common name: Frangipani
Origin: Central America and the Caribbean
Soil: well drained fertile soil (potting soil with 30% perlite)
Light: from full sun or artificial light to low light
Watering: when upper soil gets slightly dry
Hardiness: not lower than 15°C (59°F) during the growing season
Height: up to 8m (24′), can be trimmed to keep in pot
‘Elsie’ JJ Thailand 2007. Seedling of Penang Peach. Stunning mix of pink, orange center, when the buds start to open, the color very intense pink then turn into nice pink when fully open, pink band on the back of petals. Petals round, heavily overlapping. 3-4” in good clusters. Nice thick substance, fat buds and sturdy inflo stems. Non stop bloomer and blooms on shorter tips. Leaves beautiful emerald green, broad oval. The leaves have the little ”hook’ on the tip like Penang Peach. Excellent form and compact to semi-compact growth habit, thick-branched. Strong sweet fruity fragrance.
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We provide all Plumeria as grafted plant, meaning well rooted stock plant and the cultivar plant is grafted on it. Grafted plants will establish faster and flower more and faster comparing to cuttings. While the roots will take some damage during shiping, they will start growing again when planted in a matter of weeks instead of months as regular cuttings.
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Plumeria is my absolute favorite tropical plant and is an essence of well being. You will find everything you might need to know to succeed with growing them indoors in the series of my blog posts bellow.
Terms & Conditions
- ePackage: Thai Royal Mail + your national postal service. Available for orders under 4.4lbs (2kg). Normally it takes 10-14 days;
- EMS: Expedited shipping. It takes also 10-14 days;
- Dragon Courier: Covered with our Live Arrival Guarantee. Dragon Courier ships out of Thailand and do the custom clearing, which makes it passing quicker through the customs. Then they hand it over to DHL or UPS for domestic delivery. The package is always stored in the room temperatures even winter time. Shipments take 5-6 working days for Europe and Canada, and 5-8 days for the USA.
- Correct address and contact details of recipient - We should have been provided with correct address and contact details including cell number and email. The shipment must be sent to the correct delivery address, and not forwarded to another address. P.O.Box is not acceptable as the shipping address.
- First delivery attempt - The shipment must be received on the first delivery attempt, or be picked up the day of the first delivery attempt. If you miss the delivery and the package is delayed a day or more because of it, we will not accept responsibility for any losses. It is your responsibility to check the tracking number for delivery, even if courier does not leave a "pink slip" notifying you they tried to deliver the package.
- Clear photo provided within 24 hours – You need to send us a clear picture or video of the full plant in issue with its name, explaining what’s going on within 24 hours upon receipt.
- Package was shipped by Dragon Courier – In case you choose postal E-package, eCommerce Express or EMS, you accept the risk and no compensation will be issued.
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Importer Permit USA There is a limit of 12 plants you can import without having importer permit issued to you by USDA. If your order is more than 12 plants, please email us your importer permit after ordering. If you don't have one you can get it here. On the top of that page you will see a drop-down named “Ready to Apply?” and “Select an option”. Select there option “PPQ-587” and proceed with the application. It is easy and free online procedure. You don't need the importer permit for orders up to 12 plants.
Other countries For other shipped countries no importer permit is needed for any amount of plants.
- Disinfect the plant 2 days before shipping;
- Remove soil on day of shipment;
- Clean roots with water until ALL soil is removed;
- Spray 0.03% imidacloprid over plants and dry 30 min;
- OR dip roots for 3 minutes in fungicide and Confidor solution (get sucked up by the plant);
- After that we place all in drying room for 45 min;
- Then we add sterile sphagnum to the roots and wrap this in plastic bag;
- We wrap roots in plastic bag and wrap plant in special designed, clean paper for export, and pack;
- We use new, never used card board boxes, that are tested and approved by ALL Global airfreight standards and ISO requirements.
Specification: Plumeria rubra ‘Elsie’ grafted