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Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook.) Raf.
royal poinciana
DERE

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Year Round
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Orange
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 50
Height, Mature (feet) 50.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 170
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 300
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 100
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 60
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 31
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Year Round
Fruit/Seed Period End Year Round
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 900
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/22/2014 04:16 AM MDT