Colvillea Racemosa - Plant

The glory of Colville is a beautiful, large tree from Madagascar with large pinnate leaves and very conspicuous cylindrical or cone-shaped clusters of bright orange flowers.
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About Colvillea Racemosa

The wispy, feathery leaves of Colville glory tree creates a gentle backdrop for its fiery clusters of orange flowers that appear in autumn. The tree grows to a height of 30-50 ft. Its grape-like clusters of velvety buds, varying from chameleon green to blood orange, are a sight to behold.

Leaves a double-compound, very similar to those of Gulmohar.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Colville's Glory, Colvillia, Glory Covillea, Ohai, Whip Tree
Maximum Reachable Height 30 to 50 ft
Flower Colour Orange, Orange Red
Bloom Time Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • They can successfully propagate by seed or by cuttings.
  • To propagate by seed, extract the seeds manually and dry them in the sun, then replant the seedlings in a nursery or some other warm, humid area.
  • Seedlings generally can grow in domesticity for about eight months to a year before being replanted outside.
  • Colvillea Racemosa care

    Watering from a hose or sprinkler should be done slowly and deeply, not frequently, to avoid shallow root development or root diseases. Allow soil to dry several inches deep before irrigating.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well drained soil
    Temperature 30 to 40 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Colvillea Racemosa special feature

    Known for its bright orange flowers that grow in large cone or cylinder shaped clusters.

    Colvillea Racemosa uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Colvillea Racemosa ?

    Colvillea Racemosa is commonly known as Colville's Glory, Colvillia, Glory Covillea, Ohai, Whip Tree

    How tall do Colvillea Racemosa grow?

    On average Colvillea Racemosa grows 30 to 50 ft

    What color are Colvillea Racemosa ?

    A Colvillea Racemosa plant bears flowers of color Orange, Orange Red

    When Colvillea Racemosa blooms?

    With enough light, Colvillea Racemosa may produce Orange, Orange Red flowers in Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

    How hard is Colvillea Racemosa to grow?

    A Colvillea Racemosa is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Colvillea Racemosa need?

    A Colvillea Racemosa prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a Colvillea Racemosa need?

    A Colvillea Racemosa prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Colvillea Racemosa need?

    A Colvillea Racemosa prefers Well drained soil

    What temperature does a Colvillea Racemosa like?

    A Colvillea Racemosa prefers 30 to 40 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Colvillea Racemosa ?

    To encourage Colvillea Racemosa growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Saturday, 15 February 2020

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.


    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Vishnu Namboodiri

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    what are the dimensions of the pot?

    Gaurav Narwania
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