SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Huntington Botanical Gardens - San Marino, CA, Balboa Park - San Diego, CA and Disneyland - Anaheim, CA
Native to Madagascar.
Previously listed in the Sterculiaceae family.
Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 20 - 30 feet.
Width: 10 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 50 years.
Leaves Ovate to Shallowly Lobed, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Showy. Red or Rose. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Flowers and Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 19 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Neutral to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in South Coast.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Dombeya wallichii Tree Record." 1995-2019. Oct 17, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/dombeya-wallichii >
SelecTree Nursery Connection Map
Cal Poly / ESRI