Caesalpinia mexicana - seed

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Caesalpinia mexicana - seed

Beautiful everblooming tree for sub-tropical gardens. The fragrant yellow flowers appear in masses on branch tips.

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(Caesalpinia mexicana)

This is a beautiful evergreen, everblooming tree for sub-tropical gardens. The yellow flowers appear in masses to virtually cover the tree in early spring and then continue to appear on new growth throughout the rest of the year. The flowers have a very sweet fragrance if you stick your nose right into the blossom.


Flowers:Fragrant yellow flowers in terminal clusters on new growth throughout the year
Foliage:Bi-pinnately compound leaves
Fruit:dry brown pod
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:9 to 11
Propagation / Germination:Soak seeds overnight before planting and keep warm to speed germination.
Sun:full sun for best flowering
Water:Drought tolerant when established
Pests and Diseases:no serious pests

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