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Caesalpinia

Caesalpinia spp.

Starr 061111-1568 Caesalpinia pulcherrima by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Caesalpinia Overview

Caesalpinia is a genus containing over 160 species of deciduous or evergreen climbing, woody shrubs and trees. Native to tropical and subtropical climates in rocky, scrubland and low forest areas. They are typically grown for their foliage, which resembles ferns and their flowers, which are large, ornate and colourful, in shades of red, orange and yellow.

How to propagate Caesalpinia

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Caesalpinia

Grown for their foliage and flowers.

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