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Spathodea campanulata - African Tulip Tree in San Diego, CA

Spathodea campanulata - African Tulip Tree in San Diego, CA (Spathodea campanulata - African Tulip Tree)

I couldn't resist to add another beautiful African Tulip tree. This is located in City Heights, San Diego, CA. Photo taken July 29, 2009.

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thats great.

30 Jul, 2009


One of the finest trees in the world - there are yellow ones too!!!
Spending much time in the tropics, it never ceases to amaze me just how high these things grow. I've seen them approx. four times higher than this example, and the scarlet colour can be seen for miles.
Definately a must, if you have the temperatures to grow it.

30 Jul, 2009


Suey187, Thank you for the comment! : > )


There are many Spathodea campanulata 'Aurea' - Yellow/Gold African tulip trees here also...I have posted several of these trees in the past.
If your intersted in seeing more of my African Tulip tree photos...a search for Spathodea camapnulata will bring them all up. : > )

The African Tulip tree grows to 50+ feet here...however, in most small urban yards the trees are kept much smaller. Along the freeways and parks they are allowed to grow to their ultimate height.

31 Jul, 2009


Never mind the tree, Delonix, send us over that blue sky. I am still whinging about our second 'wash out' summer. Can't remember what a sky looks like without clouds.

4 Aug, 2009



I'll send you over the blue sky....and you send us some good drenching rains. Our drought is horrible here...we can only water 3 times a week for only 10 minutes and it's suppose to get worst in fall...especially if we don't
receive any rain.

13 Aug, 2009


It seems to be always opposites, Delonix, we never seem to get it right, although if I'm honest, we probably have the best climate for good plant growth anywhere here, I am just a natural born whinger!

15 Aug, 2009

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