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Erythrina vespertilio - Bat's wing coral tree

This Australian Erythrina is incredibly attractive shrub to small tree, with unmistakeable bat-wing trifoliate leaves. It is graceful and easy to grow. It grows in dey areas and develops a thick base: a caudex which grows very thick both underground and above ground. It is suitable to pot colture and the caudex can be exposed as a potted "bonsai".

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This Australian Erythrina is incredibly attractive shrub to small tree, with unmistakeable bat-wing trifoliate leaves. It is graceful and easy to grow. It grows in dey areas and develops a thick base: a caudex which grows very thick both underground and above ground. It is suitable to pot colture and the caudex can be exposed as a potted "bonsai".

We offer a 2-3 year old seedling with a good "carrot-root", Heigh: 30-50 cm
Photo taken from Wikipedia : By Mark Marathon - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41731128

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Oceania
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 300cm & more
Botanical family Fabaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 10 ºC
Plant type Woody
Color Red
Care Low-maintenance
Shape Trees