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Scientific name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima

  • Plant type | shrub
  • English | Dwarf poinciana
  • Papiamentu | Tuturutu
Dwarf poinciana, Tuturutu
Caesalpinia pulcherrima

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 3.00
  • Grows | fast
  • Flowers are | orange
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | high
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | moderate
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

Also yellow and pink/salmon flowers. Flowers almost year round. Spines on the stems. When they grow too high or wild, trim back to 60 cm from ground for new foliage and flowers. Excellent plant for Curaçao. Little maintenance.

PESTS & DISEASES

No known pests or diseases for this plant