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Erythrina Crista Galli

Erythrina Crista GalliThe Erythrina Crista Galli (Coral Plant) is a showy, summer-blooming greenhouse plant. Place it in turfy loam enriched with old manure. It may be transferred to the garden in the summer, and when the wood is ripe cut it back and keep it dry till spring. Cuttings taken at a joint, with the leaves left on, may be struck in sand.