Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow grower to 35 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Attracts Hummingbirds
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:es-KU-lus KAR-nee-a
Plant type:Tree
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:1 - 10, 12, 14 - 17, 32 - 45
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow grower to 35 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:Red
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.