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Erythrina spp.

Common name(s): Coral Bean, Coral Tree

Plant type: evergreen large shrub
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): seed

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Summer
Cutting maturity: softwood
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Time to rooting: 4-6 weeks
Comment: Roots readily.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to sow seed: no information
Seed treatment: none
Preferred seed moisture: moderate
Preferred temperature for germination: 75-85 degrees F
Comment: Seeds may be collected when mature. Another seeding environment is greenhouse bed. Soak seeds overnight in water.