Poinciana is a small genus native from East Africa and Madagascar. They are deciduous small trees with flat crowns and utmost beautiful bright scarlet flowers above ornamental feathered leaves. The very long and hard seed capsules are used for decoration purposes. Some species are much sought caudex forming plants with a swollen stem base. For any rich, very well drained, slightly rocky substrate in full sun throughout the year at a minimum of some 15°C in winter with reduced watering. Keep completely dry caudex Delonix species in winter.
Prior to sowing scarify seed (e.g. carefully scratch the seed coat with fine sandpaper) and soak them in luke warm water for some 48h. Sow seeds flat in any rich, well drained soil at some 20°C in full sun throughout the year.
7 large seeds per package.