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Poinciana - Delonix regia

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Magnificent shade tree for warm subtropical climates, flowers in clusters of fiery-red fan shaped flowers spring and summer - usually in perfect time for Christmas - and impressively large pods afterwards, like boomerangs. Grows to 10 metres, broad and spreading for lots of dappled shade; often branches low down making it fantastic for climbing!

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Delonix regia - poinciana

APPEARANCE : Large wide-spreading tree with lacy fern-like foliage, flame-red flowers late spring and summer (sometimes spotted white), and smoothly textured bark. Produces large flat boomerang-like seed pods, may be deciduous in hot-dry climates.
USE FOR : 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 tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

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