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Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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var. Alba
 Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree
Origin: Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Erythrina is a genus containing some 100 trees and shrubs, most with spiny trunks and branches and a number that produce strikingly beautiful flowers. It has large three-parted leaves that may be solid green or boldly patterned with bright yellow; in regions with a pronounced dry season, these fall once a year and are followed by beautiful scarlet blossoms. There is also a less common white-flowering variety. It likes full sun and well-drained soil and bloom best after a period of drought. Quite large cuttings root easily. Season: Winter.

E. indica picta, one of the most commonly seen, desired especially for its unusual variagated leaves.


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 Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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var. Alba
Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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Erythrina variegata, Erythrina indica, Coral Tree, Sunshine Tree

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A tree or shrub with showy coral-like red flowers which is widely distributed in India and Southern China.
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RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Seed Germination Mix #3, professional grade
SUNSHINE-Epi - Seeds and cuttings booster
SUNSHINE Bombino - Young Plant Booster
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