Gulmohar Plant

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Enhance the beauty of your outdoor garden with an amazing Gulmohar plant as an avenue plant. Delonix regia plant is a branched, broad, spreading, flat crowned deciduous tree. The attractive, semi-deciduous leaves of the Gulmohar plant are elegant and fern-like. Moreover, its long, dark brown seed pods hang on the tree throughout the winter.

details & care
  • Water:               Regular
  • Light:                 Full Sun
  • Difficulty level:     Easy
  • Plant size:           5-10″ Inches
  • Pet Friendly:        No
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Gulmohar Plant, and Care Guide

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Gulmohar Plant (delonix regia)

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant that belongs to the family Fabaceae. It is popular for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. Also, in many tropical parts of the world, it is grown as an ornamental plant.

The Gulmohar plant is well-known as one of the most beautiful tropical plants in the world. It is an evergreen deciduous with the branches spreading wide and forming an umbrella-like canopy. 

Additionally, it remains green throughout the year wherever there is enough water. However, in areas where it does not get enough water in the dry season or during times of drought, it will shed its leaves.

Care Guide

Light: Delonix regia do best in full sunlight, so choose an area that gets at least 6 hours of full sun a day. Without adequate light, you will miss the showy red-orange flowers for which the plant is known.

Soil: The Gulmohar plant will grow in a variety of soil conditions, as long as there is good drainage. So, make sure that the soil dries out between waterings. This plant will tolerate clay, loamy, sandy, or gravelly soils. However, after planting, cover the soil around the plant and leave some space near the trunk with a 2-inch layer of mulch.

Water: Water the plant on a regular basis during the spring, summer, and early fall. Keep the soil moist, but not soggy, until the roots become established. 

Temperature: The Gulmohar plant cannot tolerate temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Fertilizer: Feed the plant with balanced liquid fertilizer for 4-6 weeks after planting and then 2-3 times per year for the first three years. 

Growing tips for Gulmohar plant

  • Put the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • While watering, poke your finger or small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water only when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving the plant.

Additional information

Plant Name

Gulmohar Plant

Common Name

Flamboyant Tree, Flame Tree, Gulmohar, Delonix Regia, Krishnachura plant.

Native Area

Madagascar

Maximum Reachable height

30-50 feet

Plant Type

Flowering plant

Placement

Outdoors

Bloom Time

Late spring and early summer

Flower Color

Red and Orange Red

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