How to grow Delonix regia

Delonix regia growing tree of the genus Delonix also known as Royal Poinciana, Delonix regia perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental plant and also as bonsai, can grow in tropics, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

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

Delonix regia flowers

Flower color red, orange or yellow five petals in spoon shape the edge of the soon is wavy and can be a bit curly

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Requirements for Delonix regia growing and care:

Well-drained soil,  more than 5C

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:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for desgin

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?

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
Red, orange or yellow flower with five petals in spoon shape the edge of the soon is wavy and can be a bit curly

Scientific name:

Delonix regia

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