Attractive foliage, exceedingly showy flowers. Ornamental tree for parks, avenues and gardens. It is one of the most blossoming tree in the world.
Deciduous tree up to 6-8 m, with typical hanging deep-red flowers. Elegant leaves. The fruit is a pod filled with seeds.
Prefers poor and dry soils.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.