Delonix regia, Flame Tree or Royal Poinciana

Max Height: 10m

Spread: 5-10m

Origin: Madagascar

Family: Caesalpiniaceae/Leguminosa

Common Name: Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant Tree, Flame Tree, Peacock Flower, Gulmohar

Flower Colour: Orange

Drought Tolerance: High

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

Sun Tolerance: High

Wind Tolerance: High

Water Requirement: Low

PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: High

Disease Tolerance: High

Growth Rate: Fast

Fragrance: No






Delonix regia

Delonix regia or Flame Tree is semi-evergreen tree (fully deciduous in areas with a long, dry season). It has a wide-spreading, dome-shaped crown and broadly ovate, 2-pinnate, bright green leaves, 30-50cm long, each pinna divided into 10-25 pairs of elliptic to oblong leaflets. From spring to summer, bears many scarlet flowers, 10-13cm across, the standard petals pale yellow and striped with red. Height to 10m, Spread 5-10m. Native of Madagascar.


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Dimensions 2.0 cm