How to grow Coral tree

Coral tree growing legume tree of the genus Erythrina also known as Flame tree, Coral tree perennial evergreen or cold deciduous used as ornamental plant as shade tree attract pollinators, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green or variegate green with yellow in deltoid shape leaves grow in group of three.

Coral tree flower

Flower color red-orange in like half-moon shape and open to pea shape flower.

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Requirements for Coral tree growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
End of the winter to spring

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, gall, larva

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
10-30 m, 30-100 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Half-moon shape and open to pea shape flower in color red-orange.

Scientific name:


Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone