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Poinciana - Delonix regia

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Magnificent shade tree for warm climates, flowers in clusters of fiery-red fan shaped flowers spring and summer. Grows to 10 metres. Impressive large pods.

Image: Scotts Garden Hanay [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons, cropped to size.

Delonix regia - poinciana

DESCRIPTION: Large spreading tree featuring lacy fern-like foliage (watch these closely at sunset to see the tiny leaves fold toward the stem), flame-red flowers spring and summer and smoothly textured bark. Produces large flat seed pods, may be decidious in hot-dry climates.
USE IN: Large gardens as a feature and shade tree. Flowers appear when plants reach maturity, usually around 10 years, but well worth the wait!
LOCATION: Full sun to part shade. Suits most soil types. A tropical tree preferring warm, moist climates.
CARE: Mulch and water well for up to 12 weeks or until the plant is established. Apply a slow release fertiliser during spring for maximum flowering and new growth. Prune any low branches to above head height.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 10-15m H x 10m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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