• Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as Flame tree.


  • The royal poinciana tree (Delonix regia), also called a flame, gulmohar or flamboyant tree because of its flame-colored flowers, is a native of Madagascar that grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9b through 12.

    Subsequently, question is, how fast do flamboyant trees grow? Royal poinciana is a fast growing tree. It can grow up to 5 feet per year till maturity. Its essential to bear in mind that this tree requires a lot of space to grow. It can grow very tall, but its graceful umbrella like canopy can be wider than its height.

    Subsequently, question is, what is a flamboyant flower?

    Delonix regia (Flamboyant) is a species of tree in the family Fabaceae. It has compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Phoebis sennae marcellina, Leaf-cutter and Resin Bees, Costas Hummingbird, and Black-chinned Hummingbird. It is a photoautotroph.

    How do flamboyant trees grow?

    Use a sharp mat knife to nick the outer layer of the seed. Alternately, you can place the seeds in water and bring the water to a boil, then allow the water to cool, while the seeds soak, for 24 hours. Once treated, tropical flamboyant tree seeds germinate in five to 10 days.

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