Adeniums are appreciated for their colorful flowers, but also for their unusual, thickcaudices. They can be grown for many years in a pot and are commonly used forbonsai.
Because seed-grown plants are not genetically identical to the mother plant,desirable varietiesare commonly propagated bygrafting. Genetically identical plants can also be propagated bycutting. However, cutting-grown plants do not tend to develop a desirable thick caudex as quickly as seed-grown plants.