Caesalpinia Pulcherrima 'RED Birds of Paradise' Seeds

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Caesalpinia Pulcherrima 'RED Birds of Paradise' - 5x Seeds


The red bird of paradise (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) a flowering broadleaf evergreen shrub native to tropical and subtropical climates. Unlike many tropical plants, it has a good tolerance for drought, making it a favorite for desert landscapes. These evergreen shrubs feature bright red, orange, and yellow flowers, bowl-shaped and about 2 inches wide, that appear steadily all season long and which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. In Hawaii, the flowers are popular for use in leis. The leaves have long, pointed fronds that are reminiscent of ferns.

Red bird of paradise is extremely tough & easy to care for. Also known as pride of Barbados or peacock flower, this is a popular shrub for tall hedges and screens in warm climates. .

A deciduous tree in colder climates.

Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings and plant out
Sowing Depth 10mm
Growing Season Spring - Summer or anytime if using a heat mat 
Germination Time Germination can occur in a matter of days, upto 21 days
Hardiness Protect from frost when young
Plant Spacing  1.2-1.8m
Plant Height 1.5-3m but easily pruned to desired shape
Planting Position Partial or full sun
Days Until Maturity  Plant out when seedling show signs of good root development.
Growing tips Soak in warm water overnight before planting in a good quality seed mix

Each seed pack contains a minimum of x8 seeds and germination notes.

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