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Delonix (Poinciana)

Poinciana is a small genus native from East Africa and Madagascar. They are deciduous small trees with flat crowns and utmost beautiful bright scarlet flowers above ornamental feathered leaves. The very long and hard seed capsules are used for decoration purposes. Some species are much sought caudex forming plants with a swollen stem base. For any rich, very well drained, slightly rocky substrate in full sun throughout the year at a minimum of some 15°C in winter with reduced watering. Keep completely dry caudex Delonix species in winter.
Prior to sowing scarify seed (e.g. carefully scratch the seed coat with fine sandpaper) and soak them in luke warm water for some 48h. Sow seeds flat in any rich, well drained soil at some 20°C in full sun throughout the year.
7 large seeds per package.
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Delonix decaryi (Caudex Poincia)

Delonix decaryi (Caudex Poincia)

3 (7)m, syn. Delonix adansoniodes is a much sought pachycaul species with an ornamental broad stem caudex which is native of xerophytic shrublands in coastal areas in southern and southwestern Madagascar (Toliara). It has feathered leaves and adult plants make white flowers fading to yellow with age. For any rich, very well drained substrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants almost completely dry at a minimum of some 15°C. X-V.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 8025 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Delonix regia (Poinciana)

Delonix regia (Poinciana)

3 (7)m, Poinciana is a beautiful deciduous tree with a broad and flat crown and clusters of utmost showy, bright scarlet flowers above long, feathered leaves. The up to 40cm long, very hardy, dark brown seed capsules are used for decoration purposes. Native of Madagascar, yet nowadays widely cultivated in subtropical and tropical regions for its highly ornamental value. For any rich, very well drained, slightly rocky soil in full sun throughout the year. In temperate or cold climates cultivate as a pot plant, keep drier during dormancy and at a minimum of some 15°C in winter. V-IX.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package3955 € 2,99*
seed package
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.