Bombax malabaricum – Red Kapok Tree (4″ pot)

$15.00

This is a large, tropical, deciduous tree that produces large red flowers in late winter to early spring. Grafted plants can be grown in containers. Nice plant for a collector.

Ships in a 4″ pot. Does not ship with flowers.

In stock

Description

Plant the tree in full to partial sun.
Water once or twice a week.
Fertilize 3 times a year, not during dormancy.
If you have to trim the tree the best time is right after it’s done blooming.
This is a huge tree but it can be kept small by trimming. Trees can be seen in full bloom around 8′-10′ tall.

FAMILY: Malvaceae
ORIGIN: India
TYPE/USES:
flowering tree
MATURE SIZE:
up to 70′
GROWTH RATE:
fast when growing
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
: full/partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS
: average/less in the winter
MIN. TEMP. :
mid 20’s
FLOWER:
Feb/March

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 36 in
Gardino Nursery