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     This web page created by PHOEBE A., ALEX E., & AMAYA M., Fall 2014 

     

    Common Name:  Coral Tree

    Botanical Name: Erythrina Caffra

    Location:  IN FRONT OF E-5 AND X-1

    Plant Type:  Evergreen/Deciduous Tree

    Sunset Zones:   Zones 21-24

    Sun Requirements: Full sun

    Water Requirements: Moist to dry soil

    Origin:  South Africa

     

     

    Description: 24-40 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide; deep red-orange, tubular flowers; shape of tree is round-headed; leaves are light green                                              

    Leaves: TRIFOLIATE MEDIUM GREEN. GOLD IN FALL.

    Flowers: SHOWY ORANGE OR RED. FLOWERS IN SPRING OR WINTER. HAS PERFECT, TUBULAR FLOWERS

    Fruit: BROWN POD LARGE (1.5-3IN.) FRUITING IN SPRING OR SUMMER

coral tree branches
Coral Tree flowers
Coral Tree fruits
View looking north of Revere Middle School farm, pathway, wheat, alfalfa, vineyard in distance
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