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Adenium Obesum 'Shada'

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  •  Adenium arabicum ia a remarkable succulent plant with a grotesquely swollen trunk which resembles a miniature baobab tree. It is a local or morphological form of Adenium obesum, but commonly used to be know as a separate species and very popular with 'fat plant' collectors. Adenium arabicum is similar in appearance to Adenium obesum, but creates a massive, more squat and fat caudex without much differentiation between trunk and branches and is the most succulent and "desert like" species.

     Small pink flowers.

     All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
  •  Bright filtered light is best but in areas where light is not as burning, plants may be kept outdoors in full sun unprotected but remember that caudex is very susceptible to sun scalding. Plant becomes leggy in the shade and its flowering reduced.

      Water when growing, keep on the dry side in winter.

     Average, Well-Drained.
  • USDA hardiness zone 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
  • Your plant will be meticulously bubblewrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Most of the plants will be shipped bare-root to ensure their safety. If you want to receive the plastic pot & soil, please leave a note in your order. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging. We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    *** The size options are represtentative of pots that the plants come in. Sometimes customer may receive multiple plants instead of a large one to make up size.

    *** All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes. The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.
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11/24/2020
Anita C.
United States United States
Adenium Obesum

Came carefully wrapped separately from the pot (which was amazingly full of soil for the plant). I love its plump trunk, and although a few leaves have yellowed, I hope it settles in healthily.

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MB
09/20/2020
Michael B.
United States United States
Great Plant

My Adenium arrived in excellent condition and very quickly. A good purchase!

AR
07/09/2020
Ana R.
United States United States
Super

1000% excelente. Beauty plant ...good service. Woao my plants are de dame of the picture.. I recommend the store 1000% No problem

JW
05/28/2020
Jamie W.
United States United States
Nice

I love these plants, came very well packaged and in great condition!

S
05/15/2020
Sarah
United States United States
Shada!

This is the most precious little fat bottom plant. As usual a delightfully perfect specimen arrived safely and no worse for the wear. I’m on my way to a mini forest! Thanks as usual to my fav plant shop around.