Bombax ceiba
RED SILK COTTON TREE
Malvaceae-Bombacoideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
25m
Plant habit
 
15m

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Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring
 
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Bombax ceiba
RED SILK COTTON TREE
Malvaceae-Bombacoideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
25m
Plant habit
 
15m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & bush designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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