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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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 Brownea macrophylla
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela
Origin: South America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This tropical American native occurs in Colombia and Venezuela, though it is widely grown in other tropical regions worldwide. A true tropical, it requires frost-free environment with hight air humidity. Assuming you can provide the tropical conditions, the species grows into a nice medium size tree 20-25 ft (smaller in containers), with dense umbrella-like canopy, spreading 15-20 ft wide.

Young leaves a pale green to pinkish, almost white, sometimes with light variegation, and hangs down like a large handkerchief (like in all related species (browneas, amherstia, maniltoa, etc.).

Flowering occurs on 3-4th year from seed, at the base of the branches. The flower lasts a few days, however the view is unforgettable.

Related species: Brownea grandiceps, Brownea capitella., Brownea kiwensis.


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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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Brownea macrophylla, Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela 

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This tropical American native occurs in Colombia and Venezuela, though it is widely grown in other tropical regions worldwide. Young leaves a pale green to pinkish, almost white, sometimes with light variegation, and hangs down like a large handkerchief (like in all related species (browneas, amherstia, maniltoa, etc.). Flowering occurs on 3-4th year from seed, at the base of the branches. The flower lasts a few days, however the view is unforgettable.
Related species: Brownea grandiceps, Brownea capitella, Brownea kiwensis.
This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
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Grown in 6"/ 1 gal pot

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