How to grow Nerium oleander

Nerium oleander growing shrub‎ or small tree of the genus Nerium also known as Oleander, Nerium oleander perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerance plant some cultivars are fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Nerium oleander flowers

Flower color can be: white, pink, yellow or red, the size 3-6 cm with 5 petals to double petals.

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Requirements for Nerium oleander growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No but if want to have the same cultivars yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Poison, allelopathy

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead branches and for design

Size of the plant?
1-4 m, 3-12 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
White, pink, yellow or red flowers, the size 3-6 cm with 5 petals to double petals

Scientific name: Nerium oleander

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