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Erythrina corallodendron

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erythrina (er-ith-RY-nuh) (Info)
Species: corallodendron (kor-al-DEN-dron) (Info)

Synonym:Erythrina corallodendrum

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 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

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral eliasastro On Jul 21, 2012, eliasastro from Athens
Greece (Zone 10a) wrote:

NOT to be confused with the much more common Erythrina coralloides, which is native to U.S. and Mexico. Er. corallodendron is a tropical tree that origins from Jamaica and Hispaniola, and therefore much more tropical and sensitive.

Regional...

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

Stuart, Florida
Venice, Florida



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