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(Plant heights are given at maturity)

Erythrinas are lovely flowering trees and shrubs native to the tropics and warm temperature regions. Erythrinas belong to the Pea family, Leguminosae and are used as valuable nitrogen fixing plants. They are often grown in the far US south and can withstand temperatures down to 40F. All varieties thrive in well drained soil in full sun and may be propagated by seed or cuttings taken from young wood. Seeds should be planted in pots or trays at a depth of 1/2inch. Keep moist at 75F. Transplant seedlings when they reach 2" tall. They can then be moved to larger containers or, if the outdoor temperature is 75F, they may be moved outdoors.

  Coral Tree - Erythrina crista-galli - (Cockspur Coraltree, Cry-Baby-Tree) Height: 33 ft. Hardy to -20F (-17C)
#0617822  Packet   $40.00   Approximately 100 seeds
#B1-0617822   Bulk seeds   1 lb.   $218.00

  Tiger's Claw - Erythrina indica (syn. Erythrina variegata) - (Indian coraltree, Variegated Coraltree) Lovely tree with red blooms resembling claws. The foliage is variegated - with nearly heart shaped green leaves with striking white veins. The leaves, flowers and bark are used to improve digestion. Also a beautiful ornmental. Height: 60 ft. Hardy to -20F (-17C)
#12576  Packet   $18.00   Approximately 100 seeds
#B1-12576   Bulk seeds   1 lb.   $56.00


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