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Red Hummingbird Tree (Sesbania Grandiflora)

Sesbania grandiflora

Unique, tropical blooms add life to your landscape!

  • Vibrant red blooms resemble clusters of hummingbirds
  • Attractive, fern-like foliage and green fruit pods
  • Perfect for tropical landscapes or patio containers

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Why Hummingbird Trees?

The Hummingbird Tree (Sesbania Grandiflora) is a living optical illusion. At first glance, its clusters of bright red flowers resemble a group of fluttering hummingbirds hovering around your tree. Hummingbird Trees can produce blooms in varying hues of red, white and pink, and this red-flowering variety will pack a colorful punch in your home or yard.

Its thin, straight trunk diverges into loose branches with fern-like fronds in a vibrant green. Bright red flowers are followed by green fruit pods that grow up to 23 inches long, complementing the tree’s droopy canopy look.

In hot, humid climates like its native Southeast Asia, the fast-growing Hummingbird Tree can reach up to 40 feet tall. If you choose to keep it in a pot (perfect for cooler climates), cutting back new growth will help it maintain a more patio-friendly size. But don't worry - you’ll get to admire its famous blooms even in miniature form.

The Hummingbird Tree, or Sesbania Grandiflora, is also known as the Vegetable Hummingbird Tree - that's because its leaves, flowers, and fruits can all be consumed. Enjoy them raw, or toss them into soups, stews, and stir fry dishes for extra nutritional value. The Hummingbird Tree also has medicinal uses, beloved in Southeast Asia for teas and salves.

This bountiful tree will attract birds and pollinators, and its timber can even be used for woodworking. As a fully grown tree, it provides excellent shade for seating areas or low-growing plants at its base.

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If you're looking for a tropical tree that will turn heads in your landscape, the Hummingbird Tree (Sesbania Grandiflora) is the perfect choice. And you won't find these one-of-a-kind, vibrant blooms at your local garden center!

When you order a Vegetable Hummingbird Tree from FastGrowingTrees.com, you get a tropical stunner that's been nurtured with care before it ships to you - so it's ready to deliver results in your yard or patio on day one.

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Product Details

    Mature Height:15-30 ft. (smaller in containers)
    Mature Width:10-20 ft. (smaller in containers)
    Sunlight:Full Sun
    Growth Rate:Fast
    Botanical Name:Sesbania grandiflora
    Does Not Ship To:AZ
    Grows Well In Zones:4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
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    Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

    (hardy down to 30℉)

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