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Erythrina variegata var. orientalis
'Tropic Coral', Upright Coral Tree

Coral Tree should be grown in full sun on well-drained soil. Trees are highly drought-tolerant and moderately salt-tolerant. The large size of Coral Tree makes it suited for planting in parks, golf courses and in other large-scale landscapes. Give this tree plenty of room to develop since the canopy is large and the tree looks wonderful with a symmetrical crown. Since the trunk often flares or buttresses at the base, plant it at least 10 feet from a sidewalk or driveway. This cultivar is like the Lombardy Poplar of the tropics. Trees do not compartmentalize decay well resulting in potentially extensive decay from trunk injuries. Pollen can cause mild allergy reactions.

Upright Coral
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Upright Coral Tree

Upright Coral Tree Trunk

Upright Coral Tree Leaves

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