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PlantFiles: Machete Tree
Erythrina lanceolata

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erythrina (er-ith-RY-nuh) (Info)
Species: lanceolata (lan-see-oh-LAY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Neutral palmbob On Apr 25, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

semi-deciduous tree from central America. Flowers brilliant red and not comact (spread out along a raceme about 1' in length).



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