NAME: Red African Tulip Tree
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Fire Tree / Flame of the Forest / Fountain Tree
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Spathodea Companulata
COLOR: Crimson red softball sized showy clusters of flowers that resemble tulips
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
PLANT HEIGHT: Up to 60' (Or pruned to desired size indoors)
PLANT SPACING: 40' / Containers
BLOOM TIME: Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 10 - 11 (or in containers)
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 15 Seeds
OTHER: This African native is fast growing and has evergreen leaves. These trees grow up to 60' in Africa. They grow 6’ a year and add 2” of diameter to their trunks per year. The tree will bloom when it is 3 years old. The leaves of the plant are hardy to 28-30F and the roots are hardy to 22F, so they are pretty tolerant of the cold. The huge, brightly colored flowers are absolutely breathtaking!
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Sep 27, 2021
Apr 12, 2021
Very excited to plant these seeds once I get the right size pot. Shipping was quick and efficient. The Golden Flax seeds was a nice free gift to go with the Tulip tree seeds 🙂
Dec 14, 2020
No luck. None of these sprouted.
Jul 28, 2019
They arrived on time with little inserts however not one germinated :( sad day