Royal Ponciana Tree


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Product images are for reference; the delivered plant will look different depending on the gallon chosen. Height estimates are overall. Ball of Ground price is starting from and depends on height. Ball of Ground heights are estimates; call to know sizes we have available.

Recognized by its flamboyant, fern-like foliage and vibrant scarlet blossoms, the Royal Poinciana Tree, also known as the Flame Tree or Flamboyant Tree, is an emblem of tropical and subtropical landscapes. This stunning deciduous tree not only offers shade but also paints a breathtaking picture when in full bloom. Possessing a moderate to fast growth rate, the Royal Poinciana can stretch to impressive heights of 30-40 feet, with a broad-spreading canopy that often extends wider than its height. A lover of the sun, this tree thrives in full sunlight which helps fuel its spectacular flower display. While it can manage in partial shade, its blooms may become less prolific. The Royal Poinciana is relatively drought-tolerant once established but prefers regular watering during its initial growth phase. However, it’s crucial to avoid waterlogged conditions, as it favors well-draining soil. From late spring to early summer, the tree bursts into a sea of bright red or orange flowers, creating a mesmerizing contrast against its green foliage. Its feathery, fern-like leaves add to its aesthetic appeal. Beneath its branches, the tree produces long, woody pods that can be used for propagation. Given its expansive canopy, it’s essential to plant it in a location where it has ample room to spread. Regular checks for pests and diseases can help ensure its health and longevity. A favorite in avenues, parks, and expansive gardens, the Royal Poinciana Tree is not just a tree but a spectacle of nature. Its vibrant hues and majestic canopy make it an unparalleled addition, turning any landscape into a tropical paradise when in bloom.

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