Bombax ceiba growing tree of the genus Bombax also known as Red silk cotton tree, Bombax ceiba perennial deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, shade tree or bonsai, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape the leaves connected in the base in hand shape 5-7 leaves.
Bombax ceiba flowers
Flower color red to orange waxy with five petals the base is round.
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Requirements for Bombax ceiba growing and care:
More than 2C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, meal bug
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
7-18 m, 21-56 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
End of the winter to early spring
General information about the flower:
Big red to orange flowers with five petals the base is round