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AFRICAN TULIP Tropical Tree Live Plant Flame Of The Forest Big Bright Orange Flowers Attract Hummingbirds Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emerald TM

$12.50

Spathodea campanulata or African Tulip is native to Africa, where reaches heights up to 60 tall.  Outside of the native habitat, heights of around 25 ft are average. In the winter, the tree is covered with nectar rich, vibrant orange, cup shaped flowers which attract hummingbirds and other wildlife.  Water, nectar,  and insects will collect inside upturned blooms, making the tree a favored bird hangout.  This beautiful tree has recently been rediscovered by Southern Xeriscapers (ie, a landscape with low water demands), as it is actually quite drought tolerant once established.   It also is very hard to burn, and so can be used in suburban landscapes as a natural firebreak in some wildfire prone areas.  Plant in a large, open space away from buildings as the wood is soft and the limbs can break in high winds.  It is somewhat salt tolerant, but will not withstand direct salt spray. African Tulip is a fast growing tree, quick to establish tree, and can be expected to gain several feet each year. Photo credit: Many thanks to Forest and Kim Starr who so generously allow their beautiful photos to be used by others.


Condition: One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping

. *Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guaranteeing plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation. No other additional, extended or long term Warranty is expressed or implied.
  • Brand: Emerald Goddess Gardens TM
  • Common Name: African Tulip, Flame of the Forest
  • Bloom Form: Large bell
  • Mature Size: 20 to 60 feet
  • Fragrance: Little
  • Suggested Uses: Boundary, Accent, Urban, Habitat, Naturalizing
  • House Plant Adapative: No
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Limited Conditional Warranty: Healthy Arrival
  • Extended Long Term Warranty: None
  • Manufacturer:Emerald Goddess Gardens TM
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Color: Orange
  • Special Features: Quick growing, showy , attracts hummingbirds and wildlife
  • Species: Spathodea campanulata
  • Sunlight: Full sun
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11
  • Watering: Moderate until well established
  • Model: 3R-P4OV-787W
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1875lbs
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Emerald Goddess Gardens


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