Coral Trees
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Starting a coral tree from an existing tree

Zone San Diego. #9 | Anonymous added on April 9, 2018 | Answered

My 9-yr-old has a Project. Start a coral tree for our HOA. Step by step please. We have a bloom floating in water now. Should we cut a branch instead? We are not gardeners but want to learn

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 10, 2018

No, you will not be able to propagate with the flower, but i'm sure it's lovely.
This link will help you with the process of propagating this beautiful tree.

https://mindyourdirt.com/2015/08/15/how-to-propagate-a-coastal-coral-tree-erythrina-caffra/

This is not an easy process but what a great project for your child!

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