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Approximately 3.70 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Erythrina abyssinica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
SCARLET to BRICK-RED, in racemes, beaut., winter-spring (alt. 1600-1700
legume (treat - hot water) (bark light BROWN, corky, leaves prickly)
ellipt. lfts. to 14cm. long..tree with round spreading crown..sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 14
Height, in feet: 46.20
|Erythrina abyssinica seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Erythrina abyssinica are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Erythrina abyssinica:
Common names for Erythrina abyssinica:
|Coral Tree, Mjafari, Red Hot Poker Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|35||: Zimbabwean Native and Introduced Plants|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|113||: East African Native Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Erythrina abyssinica seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Soak Erythrina abyssinica seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 24 hours).