Calliandra haematocephala
POWDERPUFF TREE, STICK PEA
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
6m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Pruning: Retain only one main trunk for a tree or tip prune regularly from a young age for a shrub.

 
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Calliandra haematocephala
POWDERPUFF TREE, STICK PEA
Fabaceae-Mimosoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
6m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: red or white

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal & tropical designs

Uses: shade tree, street tree, informal screen

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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