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Delonix regia 'Smathers Gold'

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Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Delonix (dee-LON-iks) (Info)
Species: regia (REE-jee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Smathers Gold

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive CostaRica On Dec 14, 2009, CostaRica from Guayabo de Bagaces, Guanacaste
Costa Rica (Zone 10b) wrote:

Beautiful tropical tree. Very easily to propagate from seed.
Obviously not readily available, else more people would grow it.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Loxahatchee, Florida
Miami, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Tampa, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Bayamon, Puerto Rico



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