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Last Coral bloom of the year.

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By Stan510


Last Coral bloom of the year. (Erythina crista galli)

I was a month late. Note for next year.



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I can't remember if E. crist-galli blooms more than once a year there. Do you know?

13 Jun, 2016

 

Just once. CSU Hayward has one thats a nice small tree. One May(now that this tree reminds me) bloom,set seeds,a year.

14 Jun, 2016

 

The one that was cut down a few years ago used to bloom at least twice a year....sometimes more.

Here's it flowering.

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/184468-erythrina-crista-galli-cockspur-coral-tree/member/Delonix1

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/204697-erythrina-crista-galli-cockspur-coral-tree/member/Delonix1

This is all the know pics I've posted:

http://www.growsonyou.com/Delonix1/photos/galli

14 Jun, 2016

 

Andy,I drove on 880 to Oakland the other day. I saw the Ficus benjamina..if they are those? They were HUGE..25-30'
BUT,i was on the freeway...they might have been English elms?..or some other weeping tree?
If you are sure..I want to go back and take pics. Right off Hegenberger.

14 Jun, 2016

 

Yes, those are the trees. I believe it's a Luxus dealer lot. When I saw it back in 2011 originally I though I was back in San Diego driving along a freeway. lol!

They were probably planted as larger trees originally; however, I'm just second guessing.

15 Jun, 2016

 

I'm going to plant my plastic Pink Plumeria outdoors in the ground. Not that its hardy...it hates potting soils. Maybe giving it a try in ground will help. Behind the young Brahea armata should help- hot spot.

15 Jun, 2016

 

If you plant your plumeria in the ground. I recommend mixing perlite into the soil. It's good for drainage (definitely don't use sand, it's the worst!).

Plumeria 'Plastic Pink' is one of the hardier varieties like: Samoan Fluff, Candy Stripe, Celadine. We had Samoan Fluff flowering in Mission San Jose, Fremont during December outdoors (on the south side of the house)

15 Jun, 2016



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