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Article: Ask-a-Gardener: Your Gardening Questions Answered: flame tree suggestion

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katiebear
mulege
Mexico

December 22, 2012
7:53 AM

Post #9364588

Flame trees do well here. They are beautiful in bloom and the lacy leaves are always pretty. There is a red carpet of petals on the ground when they are blooming; otherwise they don't "shed" much. The seeds germinate easily but the young plants do not like to be moved - at least in my experience - so I suggest starting them where you want them to be. The young trees grow quite rapidly and they can begin flowering in 3-5 years. kb

carrielamont

carrielamont
Bedford, TX
(Zone 8a)

December 22, 2012
11:26 AM

Post #9364760

Thanks, Katie, that's helpful to know.

melody

melody
Benton, KY
(Zone 7a)


December 23, 2012
6:22 AM

Post #9365288

Yes indeed! Very helpful.

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