Dombeya cacuminum, Strawberry Snowball Tree

Dombeya cacuminum

Strawberry Snowball Tree
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Dombeyoideae
Origin: Madagascar
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Dombeya cacuminum is a beautiful evergreen tree. It is a narrow upright tree to 50 feet tall with large maple-like leaves and in spring the 1 foot wide clusters of coral red flowers hang at the branch tips.

Dombeya cacuminum is similar to Dombeya wallichii

except that the flower color is strawberry-red.

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Dombeya cacuminum, Strawberry Snowball Tree

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