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Calliandra haematocephala/Red Powderpuff

Calliandra haematocephala / Calliandra haematocephala
Fruit of the power puff tree
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Fruit of the power puff tree

Flowers and early stage of fruit development

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Scientific Name: Calliandra haematocephala
Common Name: Red Powderpuff
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This tropical may be used in the landscape as a container specimen, as a hedge, espalier, as a specimen and other uses. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil.