Adenium Socotranum is also known as ‘Desert Rose’. A native of Socotra island in the Indian ocean, this plant belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Its bulbous-shaped truck and twiggy branches make it identifiable. Growing up to 10 to 16 feet in height, this winter-dormant plant is one of the most beautiful succulent plants.
The growth rate of Adenium socotranum is slow, but it reaches incredible heights.
This succulent plant blooms in a lovely pink color in the early spring season.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Desert rose plants do not need excess water. However, lack of water creates problems in their growth. They need weekly watering during summers.
The desert rose thrives in well-drained soil.
This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b and has a frost tolerance of 0° C (32° F).
Adenium socotranum needs full sun to grow. When planted indoors, it needs a maximum of 6 hours of bright light.
The Desert rose plant can be propagated through the cutting of branches or from seeds.
Adenium Socotranum ‘Desert Rose’ is a perfect succulent to add a decorative feel to any space. Suitable for both indoors & outdoors, this plant is a pure gem.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Early spring|
|Common Name||Desert rose|
|Frost Tolerance||Below 0°c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Height||10′ to 16′ feet|
|Origin||Socotra island in the indian ocean|
|Scientific Name||Adenium socotranum desert rose small|
|Shape||globular or columnar|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
Arrived really quickly! Great condition to...
Arrived really quickly! Great condition too!
Wow, this is a wonderful plant!
Such a high-quality product with a long life span.
Love how this plant grows so beautifully.