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About Peltophorum ferrugineum

The beautiful and graceful peltophorum tree is often called Yellow Poinciana because it looks just like a royal poinciana but with very showy yellow blossoms. These trees work best on a large property or as a single specimen tree in a medium-sized yard.

The breathtaking, frothy flowers appear in late summer on a treetop full of soft, fern-like leaves.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet4000
Common Name Copperpod, Golden Flamboyant, Yellow Flamboyant, Yellow Flame Tree, Yellow Poinciana, Konda Chinta, Perunkonrai, Radhachura
Height Up to 15 m
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Spring, Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Watering should be done up to growing period of the plant if the soil is dry
  • Trimming isnt necessary other than to prune branch ends after flowering is done in order to promote more bushy growth
  • Also, you can remove any too-low branches as the plant matures
  • Fertilize 3 times a year - once each in spring, summer, and fall - with a quality granular fertilizer
Sunlight Full sun
Watering Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Soil well-drained soil.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Peltophorum ferrugineum uses


Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do peltophorum ferrugineum grow?

On average peltophorum ferrugineum grows Up to 15 m

What color are peltophorum ferrugineum?

A peltophorum ferrugineum plant bears flowers of color Yellow

How hard is peltophorum ferrugineum to grow?

A peltophorum ferrugineum is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a peltophorum ferrugineum need?

A peltophorum ferrugineum prefers Full sun

How much water does a peltophorum ferrugineum need?

A peltophorum ferrugineum prefers watering Drought Tolerant, Average Water

What kind of soil does a peltophorum ferrugineum need?

well-drained soil.

How should I fertilize my peltophorum ferrugineum?

Apply any organic fertilizer

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