January, February, March, October, November, December
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Plant Height or length:
More than 12 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
6 to 8 meters
Upright or Erect
Rare Plant or difficult to get plant
Good for screening
Recommended for creating shade
Quick growing trees
Suitable for avenue planting
Grows best in humid and warm regions
Must have for Farm house or big gardens
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Less than ten
- A beautful tree when in bloom.
- Origin Panama to and Peru.
- Evergreen, dioecious, flowering tree.
- Male and female trees are seperate. The female trees produce the colorful blooms.
- Simple, deep green leaves to 30 cm, ablong, deeply veined.
- Flowers 3 parted, bright red, abundant.
- Plant height - up to 20 m.
- Grow well in full sun or a slightly shaded place. Young plants require some amount of shade.
- Soil - good drained, water retentive. Rich in nutrients.
- As per books they require constant humidity and warm temperatures.
- However we have them growing very well in Pune.