Cordia sebestena also known as Orange Geiger Tree, Geranium Tree, Anaconda, Scarlet Cordia This dense, rounded, evergreen native tree grows slowly to a height of 25 feet with an equal spread and can develop a trunk 12 inches thick. The large, seven-inch-long, stiff, dark green leaves are rough and hairy, feeling much like sandpaper.
Appearing throughout the year, but especially in spring and summer, are dark orange, two-inch-wide flowers which appear in clusters at branch tips. The splendid flowers are followed by one to two-inch-long, pearshaped fruits, which have a pleasant fragrance
Origin: United States and Bahamas
Height: 25-30 feet at maturity
Light: The plant needs to be grown in full sun.
Soil: It grows well in places where soil is a problem.
Humidity: The plant is drought tolerant.
Watering: The roots are very susceptible to rot; therefore watering should be done only when needed.
Fertilizer: Do not fertilize until 6 months after planting.
Propogation: Propagation is done from seeds and layering.