Chorisia speciosa

Floss Silk Tree

Family: Bombacaceae Bombax


Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Pink
Bloom time Fall and Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Specimen
Height 25' to 50' / 7.60m to 15.20m
Spread 25' to 35' / 7.60m to 10.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, white
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Pyramidal, rounded, upright or erect