QUESTION:.What is the name of the red flowering tree seen growing in Jamaica?ANSWER: June-18-2009 by Wellesley GayleHi Vaughn,I think you are speaking of the poinciana.It is almost everywhere in Jamaica and grows what we call the 'shake shake', which is simply the flower becoming a mature fruit.The flower itself is beautiful and fern-like.The tree blooms are in red flowers but there are varieties which blooms orange and yellow flowers. Typically, blooming season ends in September.Please click here to see more pictures of our Jamaican flowers.Hope that helps.Stay in touch Vaughn.Related Pages:Jamaican SorrelJamaican PlantsFacts about JamaicaThe Marijuana ForumOur Jamaica BlogAnd even more...Search Here
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