I think most Plumeria Growers would agree with Mike, the main use of a greenhouse is to root cuttings, germinate seeds, and winter storage of mature or potted Plumeria. The wrinkled and soft cuttings that I promised to leave alone seem to be hanging on. with cutting to root them you need GREAAT draining mix I mix my own for everything plumeria cuttings i use 1/3 per lite (i put it threw a screen now what i have been getting there is a LOT of dust and small to small pieces 1/3 coarse sand and small rock chips and 1/3 good good potting soil (my mix) or organic matter. If it's in the ground you can put a paper towel cardboard tube around the stalk where burn is until it's fully acclimated. 1. How to Save a diseased Plumeria and How to Plant a Plumeria from a Cutting by Stephanie. Stem rot moves very quickly and is almost always fatal to cuttings. If your cutting is already xxxx the cut end, you do not need to recut. You should prune plumeria in the early spring, although you can prune it after it finishes blooming if you prefer. Also move the rocks away from the base in this case. If your cutting looks wrinkled, soak overnight in warm water. This is a sign of longhorn borer infestation, and infected limbs should be cut off the tree and burned immediately. Select cuttings from a healthy plumeria. Stem Rot usually occurs while trying to root cuttings or during winter storage. Plumeria cutting branch takes a form of a non-pruned side single straight or a multiple tip branch end (dual or triple) and a pruned side on the other end (where it was attached to the mother tree). Cool temperatures and wet soil contribute to Stem Rot. Do your research so you are aware of the hard to root cultivars. This forum has really helped me. Stem rot officially is a disease caused by a fungus infection in the stem. If you cutting starts to get soft and turns black on the cut end, you should cut until you see all white. My plumerias had the dreaded black tip rot. I believe it's sunburn, I've had that with some of mine in the past. my plumeria cutting is soft. Best time of the year to prune cuttings is in late winter or during spring till mid. The big question is why? Can I cut back my plumeria? Here is how I fixed problem on PHILA TV! (12”) long. See more ideas about plumeria, planting flowers, plumeria flowers. I've had 2 rooted plumeria plants for a few years now and have lost several cuttings to stem rot. Stem rot moves very quickly and is almost always fatal to cuttings. All plumeria cuttings will root under perfect conditions, some take longer than others. Check the stalks of the plumeria for small holes oozing a black substance. Plumeria obtusa “Frangipani or The Temple Tree” is a large, deciduous shrub or small, spreading tree with robust, sparsely branched, very thick stems. For me, I am hoping to expand the use, growing mature Plumeria year round in the Greenhouse. If you cutting starts to get soft and turns black on the cut end, you should cut until you see all white. Cheryl I'm a little puzzled because it does look dehydrated a bit; however, your leaves look healthy. Branches that were … Discussion in 'HortForum' started by mjreisbord, Jun 25, 2006. mjreisbord Member. If your cutting looks wrinkled, soak overnight in warm water. Select cuttings from a healthy plumeria. Rooting cuttings and newly rooted plumerias are at highest risk for developing stem rot. Add a little SuperThrive (follow mix instructions) or Hydrogen Peroxide (use 1/2 cup to 1 gal). Besides plumeria cultivars, the symptoms may vary with plant's parts (e.g. I'd keep an eye on it and when in doubt either repot, or clip some of the older leaves to minimize moisture loss. Plumeria Cutting x section Tissue is totally rotten Stem Rot is a disease that causes the decaying of the inner layers of the Plumeria. Do your research so you are aware of the hard to root cultivars. Then, dry the cutting in a warm, shady spot for 1-2 weeks. If your cutting looks wrinkled, soak overnight in warm water. Cuttings length should be at least 30 cm. Comments (4) I know this is an old thread but that looks like sunburn. Select cuttings from a healthy plumeria. To grow plumeria from a cutting, start by cutting the flowers and leaves off of a thick, healthy cutting that's at least 12 inches long. Select cuttings from a healthy plumeria. Dutchlady1 Aug 29, 2019 2:15 PM CST | Quote | Post #2056162 (1) Name: Karen New Mexico (Zone 7b) plantmanager Aug 29, 2019 3:18 PM CST. If your cutting looks wrinkled, soak overnight in warm water. Mark, cut off above the dried up part, let callous and re-root. Once the cutting has dried out, fill a 1-gallon pot with 2 parts perlite and 1 part fast-draining potting soil. I've purchased plumeria cuttings from Florida and Hawaii, and those went directly into full sun to root without any problem. Stem Rot usually occurs while trying to root cuttings or during winter storage. The plumeria stem becomes soft and squishy as the inside rots away. Hetty, would cutting it again just below the narrow area help to save it. i fill my pots 3/4 the way and water down. Plumeria forum: Wrinkled plumeria cut. Sep 15, 2020 - Explore Mz.Pinkie Pumps's board "Plumeria Love ️", followed by 536 people on Pinterest. If your cutting is already hard on the cut end, you do not need to recut. Add a little SuperThrive (follow mix instructions) or Hydrogen Peroxide (use 1/2 cup to 1 gal). If it is firm and wrinkly, then it is dehydrated. If you cutting starts to get soft and turns black on the cut end, you should cut until you see all white.