How to grow Delonix elata

Delonix elata growing fabaceae tree of the genus Delonix also known as Flame tree, Delonix elata perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental plant and also as bonsai, can grow in tropics, desert, subtropics, temperate or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9b+.

Leaves color green the leaves are ovate and grow in be-pinnate.

Delonix elata flowers

Flower color white five petals in spoon shape and one of the petal yellow in the middle, the edge of the soon is wavy and can be a bit curly, with big red stamens.

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Requirements for Delonix elata 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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Summer

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
4-10 m, 12-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No (except in bonsai)

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
White five petals in spoon shape and one of the petal yellow in the middle, the edge of the soon is wavy and can be a bit curly, with big red stamens

Scientific name:

Delonix elata

Alternative names: White Gul Mohur, Creamy Peacock Flower, Yellow Gul Mohur, Flamboyant

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