Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea - Plant

Plant Description: - The flowers of this variety are a beautiful shade of pink. - Native to America and the West Indies. - Evergreen shrub. - Profuse and free flowering. Few shrubs put up such a vibrant display of color. - Have plenty of color on them during monsoon - when most other plants are green and growing. - Tall shrub up to 2-3 m. Can be pruned and kept to 1 to 1.5 mts. - Recommended as a single specimen plant in small gardens or as a group in large gardens. - Flowers on long slender stems.

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About Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea

Plant Description: - The flowers of this variety are a beautiful shade of pink. - Native to America and the West Indies. - Evergreen shrub. - Profuse and free flowering. Few shrubs put up such a vibrant display of color.

- Have plenty of color on them during monsoon - when most other plants are green and growing. - Tall shrub up to 2-3 m. Can be pruned and kept to 1 to 1.5 mts. - Recommended as a single specimen plant in small gardens or as a group in large gardens. - Flowers on long slender stems.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Shankasur Pink

Regional name:
Marathi - Shankasur, Hindi - Gulutora, Bengali - Krishna Chura, Gujarati - Sandhesharo, Kannada - Kenjige, Malayalam - Settimandaram, Sanskrit - Ratnagandhi, Tamil - Mayikonnai, Telugu - Pamiditangedu

Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 6 meters
Flower Colour Flower or Inflorescence color: Various colored flowers available viz., Dark Pink, Light Pink
Bloom Time Flowering season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Should be heavily pruned in winter after flowering is finished.

Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea care

Plant peacock orchid bulbs in spring. Space the small bulbs, which are technically corms, 3 to 6 inches apart in moist, well-draining soil and 3 to 5 inches deep.
Growing peacock orchids prefer full sun and like the hot afternoon sun, particularly in colder zones. Plant peacock orchid bulbs in masses for a dramatic show in the summer landscape.

Sunlight Sun growing, Semi shade
Watering Water: Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 10°C
Fertilizer Application of manure and fertilizer at the beginning of summer and monsoon will make the plants lush and bloom even more.
Harvest Season January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August

Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea special feature

Primarily grown for: Flowers
Special Character:

  • Auspicious or Feng Shui plant
  • Good for screening
  • Good for Hedges and Borders
  • Attracts birds
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts bees
  • Thorny or Spiny
  • Quick growing trees
  • Evergreen trees
  • Suitable for road median planting
  • Salt or salinity tolerant
  • Good on seaside
  • Must have for Farm house or big gardens

    Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea ?

    Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea is commonly known as Shankasur Pink

    Regional name:
    Marathi - Shankasur, Hindi - Gulutora, Bengali - Krishna Chura, Gujarati - Sandhesharo, Kannada - Kenjige, Malayalam - Settimandaram, Sanskrit - Ratnagandhi, Tamil - Mayikonnai, Telugu - Pamiditangedu

    How tall do Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea grow?

    On average Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea grows 4 to 6 meters

    What color are Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea ?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea plant bears flowers of color Flower or Inflorescence color: Various colored flowers available viz., Dark Pink, Light Pink

    When Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea blooms?

    With enough light, Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea may produce Flower or Inflorescence color: Various colored flowers available viz., Dark Pink, Light Pink flowers in Flowering season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August

    How hard is Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea to grow?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea need?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea prefers Sun growing, Semi shade

    How much water does a Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea need?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea prefers watering Water: Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more

    What kind of soil does a Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea need?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea like?

    A Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea prefers 10°C

    How often should I fertilize my Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea ?

    To encourage Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea growth, Application of manure and fertilizer at the beginning of summer and monsoon will make the plants lush and bloom even more.



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    Monday, 18 November 2019

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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