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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

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ERYTHRINA crista-galli  >

Commonly known as: Cock's comb, Cockspur coral tree.
Beautiful rare semi-woody plant with racemes of waxen scarlet 'sweet pea' flowers
£17.50 each 

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