ERYTHRINA

Commonly known as Coral tree

Attractive trees used in tropical and subtropical regions as park and street trees and trees for shade.

Genus of about 120 species of deciduous, semi-evergreen or evergreen, usually spiny, trees, subshrubs and woody-based perennials found in woodland and thickets, and on open slopes, in tropical regions worldwide.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    And evergreen trees,shrubs and perennials.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
    Use loam based compost if growing in conservatory or greenhouse - full light - plenty of air circulation.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their pea-like 5-petalled flowers.
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass red spider mite, mealybugs.
    Place of origin
    Tropical regions worldwide
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
Erythrina - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of ERYTHRINA

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ERYTHRINA crista-galli

ERYTHRINA crista-galli

Cock's comb, Cockspur coral tree

beautiful rare semi-woody plant with racemes of waxen scarlet 'sweet pea' flowers

 
£18.50 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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