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Poinciana Tree

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The Poinciana is a beautiful ornamental shade tree, with masses of showy red blooms that dominate its broad canopy in summer.

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  • Plant - 140mm pot

$10.39

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OTHER COMMON NAMES

Flambouyant Tree, Royal Poinciana, Fire Tree, Flame Tree, Peacock Flower

 

ORIGIN

Native to dry deciduous forests in Madagascar

 

USES

Medicinal - studies of flowers, leaves, stem and bark suggest medicinal properties include antimicrobial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, wound healing, diuretic, antidiarrheal, cytotoxic, antiulcer, anthelmintic, and phytoremediative.

FamilyFabaceae
OriginExotic
SizeMedium tree (8-15m)
Decid/EvergrDeciduous
Growth RateFast
UsesShade Trees
Sun ExposureFull sun
Life CyclePerennial
Frost ResistanceLow
Wind ToleranceModerate
Dry ToleranceHigh
Flower ColourRed
Scented FlowersNo
Aromatic FoliageNo
Flower SeasonSummer

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