Oleander
Nerium oleander
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.5 - 7.0
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

Photo

Names

Other common names Rose Bay
Family Apocynaceae
Other scientific names Nerium indicum, Nerium odorum

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • pale pink
  • red
  • rose
  • pink
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    6
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green