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PlantFiles: Pipal
Erythrina chiapasana

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erythrina (er-ith-RY-nuh) (Info)
Species: chiapasana

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Trees

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

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
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:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Apr 15, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Small Mexican species with spiny trunk and branches. Leafless in winter and flowers come out late winter, early spring... then leaves come as flowers leave. Bright red rosette-shaped flowers: a circle with red spokes coming out of it.

Regional...

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

La Presa, California



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