Ceiba speciosa seed

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Ceiba speciosa seed

Showy pink flowers completely cover the tree in autumn. The spiny trunk is an eye-catcher all year long!

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 packet of 10 seeds$3.35

Season: Apr-May 



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(Ceiba speciosa)

Fast-growing when young, quickly reaching flowering size. Blooms are 4-5" in diameter and look like pink daylilies covering the entire tree. Flowers attract hummingbirds and swallowtail butterflies.

Details:

Flowers:4-5
Foliage:palmate, deciduous leaves
Fruit:dry pod filled with cottony fluff
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:35-40'
Diameter:30'
Heirloom:no
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:9 to 11
Propagation / Germination:soak seed overnight and plant in warm soil for fastest germination
Sun:full sun for best flowering
Water:drought tolerant once established

Grower Jim's Plants and Produce has been farming the same land for 27 years. I use NO chemicals, either natural or man-made, and no products are GMOs. I grow many lesser-known crops that are not widely available from other sources. Browse my store for additional items. Try something new in your garden this year!


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