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Sterculia colorata

$ 58.00

Aka Firmiana colorata, scarlet sterculia (also known as bonfire tree, colored sterculia and Indian almond.  Endemic to SE Asia, these caudex plant produces velvet orange flowers in Spring before sending out maple like leaves.

Do not mistaken this plant for Stephania.  The caudex may look similar but they are not the same plant.

  • Light: bright indirect
  • Soil: succulent/ cactus mix.  Likes to be root bound. Repot every 2 years.
  • Water: allow to slightly dry between watering.  Keep slightly moist during dormant (winter) season
  • Fertilizer: liquid during spring monthly

Available bareroot.  Size and form varies.  Plant the base 1/3 into media.

Please do due diligence in knowing how to care for these unique plants.  Final Sale.



If you are in a cold climate region, please order a Heat Pack and consider upgrading to Next Day Shipping to minimize cold damage that may result from adverse weather conditions.
Please note that we cannot be responsible for any shipping delays or damage due to inclimate weather .


Our customers love our plants and seldom return them. However, we'll be happy to help if you find our products below expectations.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Interesting Plant

Plant arrived quickly in excellent condition. Somewhat different from conventional plants. Hopefully it will start to grow.