An Update on the Tree Seedlings

A Poinciana Tree Seedling with Taproot Exposed This is one of the seedlings I germinated showing the main taproot. “A taproot is an enlarged, somewhat straight to tapering plant root that grows downward. It forms a center from which other roots sprout laterally.  Most trees begin life with a taproot, but after one to a few years the main root system changes to a wide-spreading…

The Flamboyán Tree Legacy

The Flamoyán Tree (Poinciana Tree) Legacy is what I consider these seedlings to be. I’ve germinated the seeds I accumulated out of the pods that I used for shooting images, and read about germinating seeds indoors. The seedlings are already sprouting true Poinciana leaves and soon will be repotted. Growing seedlings can be time consuming as they…

The Royal Poinciana Tree (Delonix regia)

Royal Poinciana Tree  (Delonix regia) ISO 200, f/8, 1/100, @60mm I wrote someone the other day that life is like a tree, with roots and branches. The roots seem like a brain, with all its lobes working together to create patterns of conscious and unconscious thought, voluntary and involuntary movements, and equilibrium responding to the laws of gravity. The trunk and…