Adenium obesum is a poisonous species of flowering plant belonging to tribe Nerieae of subfamily Apocynoideae of the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, that is native to the Sahel regions, south of the Sahara, and tropical and subtropical eastern and southern Africa and Arabia.
Plant Care tips
- Lighting: These plants require bright indirect sunlight.
- Temperature: Ideally, it should be placed in the temperature range of 60° F to 80° F.
- Fertilizing: Fertilize in the spring with a cacti/succulent fertilizer and bring into a brighter room for the summer months.
Watering: Water whenever the top 2 inches of soil has dried out. Soak the soil and allow the excess water to drain through the bottom of the pot into a dish. Let the pot sit in the dish for several minutes, then dump out any remaining water in the dish.