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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.
DeciduousAnd evergreen trees,shrubs and perennials.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis 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.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their pea-like 5-petalled flowers.Pests & DiseasesUnder glass red spider mite, mealybugs.Place of originTropical regions worldwide
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Buy Varieties of ERYTHRINA
beautiful rare semi-woody plant with racemes of waxen scarlet 'sweet pea' flowers