The Q&A Archives: Tree Identification

Question: I am a teacher and would like to know where I could get some kapok seeds. Also, can you send me some websites that could show me what I am look for in terms of information about this tree?

Answer: Kapoc is Ceiba pentandra, a deciduous, mostly spiny tree, native to the tropics of America and Africa. You can order seeds from World Seed Bank, through this internet site:
Information on Ceiba pentandra is available at: Good luck with your research!

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