Spathodea

Spathodea

  • Product Code: DOP787
  • Availability: In Stock
  • QAR 550.00

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Spathodea

Spathodea plants commonly known as the African tulip tree is an evergreen or semi-deciduous tree of the Bignoniaceae family, witpinnate leaves divided into oblong to ovate, leathery, dark green leaflets and, in spring and summer, panicles or racemes of bell-shaped, scarlet flowers with yellow petal margins it can grow from 10 - 35 meters tall. The wood is difficult to burn, so the tree is also valuable for fire-resistant landscaping.

Planting & Care  

SunLight:  Spathodea plants will survive in shade, but demands full sun for fast growth and best flowering.

Soil: Grows in a well-drained rich, light soil

Watering: These trees grow best with plenty of moisture, but will shed their leaves and endure drought.

Fertilizer:   Fertilize early in the plant s growing cycle with an all-purpose fertilizer.

Temperature: Top growth will be killed at 28-30ºF (-2.2 - -1.1ºC), but the roots may survive down to 22ºF (-5.6ºC) or below.


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