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Posted by GOLDIE 8 Jan 2013 - 6:09:00 AM

Hello to you all. I am looking for a Royal Poinciana tree also known as a Flamboyant Tree. Botanic name Delonix Regia. Can anyone help me?

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Re: DALE, THE GARDENER 4 Oct 2016 - 9:17:00 AM

I live in Florida and if yoru gov’t would allow it I would send you seed, out trees are prolific.

You might want to try getting seed from a Botanical garden. The seed sprouts easily under warm conditions (24-26C) and the grow very fast. 5-10 yrs to flower. They need lots of good quality water to get started City water isn’t as good as well water.

I have sent a photo of ’Smathers Gold’ just a few blocks from my house. I never makes fertile seed, too bad.

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