The trunk of a Batswing Coral tree, note the protusions which are a feature of this tree.

The trunk of a Batswing Coral tree, note the protusions which are a feature of this tree.

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Batswing coral tree erythrina vespertilio By Gustavo.kunst [GFDL,CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

The stunning flower of the Batswing Coral tree. Flowering when the branches are bare.

The stunning flower of the Batswing Coral tree. Flowering when the branches are bare.

New leaves on the Batswing Coral.

New leaves on the Batswing Coral.

Batswing coral

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Scarlet pea-flowers in spring occur usually when the tree is leafless making this an attractive addition to any garden. Birds are attracted to the showy flowers. Growing 6 to 10mthey are commonly seen in dry rainforests. The thorny trunk is another interesting feature of this tree.

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Specifications of Batswing coral

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months July

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Sally
★★★★★ 6months ago

Collarenebri , Nsw, Australia

Batswing coral

Received in good order. Prickly devil.

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