Erythrina indica CORAL TREE (4 seeds)


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Erythrina indica called also Coral tree is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of eastern Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, northern Australia, and the islands of the Indian Ocean.

Erythrina indica valued as an ornamental tree.
In Vietnam, the leaves of Coral tree are used to wrap fermented meat.

Erythrina indica seeds were used by the ancient Aztecs as a medicinal remedy and as nootropic during religious rituals.
In Guatemala, coral tree seeds are used for divination in shamanic rituals.

Nowadays, seeds are mainly used to make necklaces and other ethnic jewelry, as are saga tree, sea beanflamboyant or tamarind.
This plant also serve as a support for pepper plants.

In Ayurvedic medicine, the erythrin contained in Erythrina indica cures inflammation, eating disorders, anorexia, but also flatulence, worms and colic.

Sowing coral tree seeds:

To grow it, soak your seeds in warm water for 24 hours.
Then plant your seeds under a 5 mm depth in a substrate with a slightly acidic pH.
Water and place your pot at a temperature of 25 to 30 ° C.
Germination of coral tree seeds takes place 2-4 weeks later.

Do not consume!
Plant intended solely for the collection of exotics and tropicals plants.



Erythrina indica

Très belle fleur mais non rustique chez nous .
Je recherche actuellement l'espèce Coralloides Bicolor commercialisée en gros en Californie

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Erythrina indica CORAL TREE (4 seeds)

Erythrina indica CORAL TREE (4 seeds)


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