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Botanical Name:
Chorisia speciosa

Common Name(s):
Floss Silk Tree

Photographer:
Normans/Thompson/Sortomme
Description:
This deciduous tree grows 30' to 60' tall x 30' wide and has a trunk covered in short spines. It produces beautiful pink flowers in the fall and needs occasional deep watering with good drainage. Leaves drop during autumn flowering or whenever temperatures drop below 27 degrees F.

Information by Gardensoft 
Notes:
Water established trees deeply about once per month during growing season.
Culture:
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Fast
Hydrozones: #2
Soil Type: N/A
Soil Condition:
Soil pH: Neutral
Adverse Factors: N/A
Design:
Design Styles: Mediterranean
Accenting Features: Fall Color
Seasonal Interest: Winter
Location Uses: Background
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Anatomy:
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Season: Winter
Leaf Color: Green
Bark Color: Green
Fruit Color: N/A
Fruit Season: N/A
Fruit Type: N/A
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