Caesalpinia gilliesii growing legume shrub of the genus Erythrostemon also known as Yellow bird of paradise or Erythrostemon gilliesii, Caesalpinia gilliesii perennial deciduous or evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, fixing nitrogen or as bonsai, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape the leaves grow in pinnate structure and create like heart shape.
Caesalpinia gilliesii flower
Flower color yellow-orange-red with red stamens.
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Requirements for Caesalpinia gilliesii growing and care:
Can survive light frost, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive
Winter / Spring
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Dead stem, mostly for design
Size of the plant?
5-15 feet, 1.4-5 m
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (bloom better in fool sun)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Yellow-orange-red flowers with red stamens