Plant Care Flame Of The Forest
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Flame Of The Forest

Also known as

Flamboyant, Flamboyant, Royal poinciana, Flame of the forest and Flame tree

Taxonomy

Delonix regia
Delonix
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Flame Of The Forest

Water

How often to water your Flame Of The Forest

Water needs for Flame Of The Forest
0.5 cups
every 9

Flame Of The Forest needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Flame Of The Forest

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Flamboyant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flame Of The Forest: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Flame Of The Forest may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flame Of The Forest

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flame Of The Forest: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Flame Of The Forest after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Flame Of The Forest

Flame Of The Forest

Flame Of The Forest


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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