B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Erythrina flabelliformis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
RED, to 6cm., in racemes
legume -30x4cm., RED seeds
pinnate ....shoots from large caudex
|Height, in meters: 8
Height, in feet: 26.40
|Erythrina flabelliformis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Erythrina flabelliformis are considered toxic.
Common names for Erythrina flabelliformis:
|Chilicote, Colorin, Coral Bean, Western Coral-Bean,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|11||: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|85||: Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)|
|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.|
|163||: Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species|
|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.|
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 flabelliformis seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Soak Erythrina flabelliformis 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).