This plant has a mild fragrance
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Natal Flame Tree Overview
Beatiful flowering tree with long lasting red flowers followed by winged fruit. It is a protected tree, but popular with tree collectors and worthwhile to consider in town gardens too. The evergreen leaves make a beautiful crown over time. The wood breaks easily and lead to the Afrikaans name 'Breekhout'.
Common problems with Natal Flame Tree
Insects love the seeds.
How to harvest Natal Flame Tree
Not usually harvested.
How to propagate Natal Flame Tree
Seed often have insect damage, but viable seeds germinate in moist sandy soil mixes.
Take cuttings from mature wood.