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Spathodea Campanulata, Fountain Tree - Plant

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Description

This is a large upright tree with glossy deep green pinnate leaves and glorious orange scarlet flowers.

The tree has a stout, tapering, somewhat buttressed trunk covered in warty light gray bark. The tree flowers in spurts all through the growing season, but peak bloom is usually in the spring.

African tulip tree is a large upright tree with glossy deep green pinnate leaves and glorious orange scarlet flowers. It may grow to 80 ft on an ideal site, but most specimens are much smaller.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name African tulip, Fountain tree, Rugtoora
Maximum Reachable Height 80 ft and less
Flower Colour Glorious orange
Bloom Time Spring, all through the growing season
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

  • Begin caring for a weeping snow fountain cherry tree by planting it correctly.
  • Place the tree in a hole that is at least twice as large as its root ball, and use soil that has been combined with light, organic mulch.
  • Before the tree is placed in the hole, the roots need to be loosened.
  • After the tree is in the hole, the hole needs to be filled with the soil and mulch mixture.
  • The tree must be watered well after transplantation.
  • Mulch the area around the tree, but make sure the mulch does not touch the trunk.
  • To keep the tree standing straight, tie it to a sturdy stake that has been inserted into the ground.
  • Spathodea Campanulata care

    Sunlight African tuliptree will survive in shade, but demands full sun for fast growth and best flowering.
    Watering These trees grow best with plenty of moisture, but will shed their leaves and endure drought.
    Soil This species loves rich soil, but puts up with just about anything with a little fertility to it, including limerock.
    Temperature Can tolerate 18 degrees C, Tropical monsoon climate
    Fertilizer Fertilize early in the plants growing cycle - spring for summer plants, fall for winter plants.

    Spathodea Campanulata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • African tuliptrees are grown for shade, color and tropical effects
    • The wood is difficult to burn, so the tree is also valuable for fire resistant landscaping
    • African tulip tree is planted as an ornamental, a wayside tree and shade tree

    Medicinal Use:

    • Spathodea campanulata has many medicinal uses both where it is native and introduced
    • Extracts of bark, leaves and flowers are used to treat malaria, HIV, diabetes mellitus, oedema, dysentery, constipation, gastrointestinal disorders, ulcers, skin diseases, wounds, fever, urethral inflammation, liver complaints and as a poison antidote
    • It may be effective as a malaria prophylactic and in the control of Aedes mosquitoes

    Culinary Use:

    • Tree is planted extensively as an ornamental tree throughout the tropics

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Spathodea Campanulata?

    Spathodea Campanulata is commonly known as African tulip, Fountain tree, Rugtoora

    How tall do Spathodea Campanulata grow?

    On average Spathodea Campanulata grows 80 ft and less

    What color are Spathodea Campanulata?

    A Spathodea Campanulata plant bears flowers of color Glorious orange

    When Spathodea Campanulata blooms?

    With enough light, Spathodea Campanulata may produce Glorious orange flowers in Spring, all through the growing season

    How hard is Spathodea Campanulata to grow?

    A Spathodea Campanulata is Easy

    How much sunlight does a Spathodea Campanulata need?

    A Spathodea Campanulata prefers African tuliptree will survive in shade, but demands full sun for fast growth and best flowering.

    How much water does a Spathodea Campanulata need?

    A Spathodea Campanulata prefers watering These trees grow best with plenty of moisture, but will shed their leaves and endure drought.

    What kind of soil does a Spathodea Campanulata need?

    A Spathodea Campanulata prefers This species loves rich soil, but puts up with just about anything with a little fertility to it, including limerock.

    What temperature does a Spathodea Campanulata like?

    A Spathodea Campanulata prefers Can tolerate 18 degrees C, Tropical monsoon climate

    How often should I fertilize my Spathodea Campanulata?

    To encourage Spathodea Campanulata growth, Fertilize early in the plants growing cycle - spring for summer plants, fall for winter plants.

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