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Schizolobium parahyba flowers


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Schizolobium parahyba

Brazilian Fern Tree, Tower Tree
Schizolobium parahyba



Code: 90210

Price: $20.95

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Family: Leguminosae

This spectacular flowering tree is crowned with masses of golden blooms in early spring. It's one of the fastest growing trees in the world, easily growing 6 feet a year to an eventual height of 40 feet (100 feet in the tropics). With the huge 3 foot long bipinnate feathery leaves, it has the appearance of a large tree fern when young. Briefly deciduous just before flowering. Loves heat, needs good drainage, and is drought tolerant. Frost sensitive when young. For a distictive textural look, it can be pruned to size for growing in a large warm greenhouse or patio garden. This forest canopy tree is native from Southern Mexico to Brazil. USDA zones 10 - 12.



Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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