Wild Tamarind (Lysiloma latisiliqua)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 50 feet to 60 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Other: Delicate, feathery appearance - tiny leaflets about 1/3 inch in length.
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: 5 inch long brown pod.
Flower Color: White
Other: Resemble tiny powder puffs.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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