General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 to 40 feet or more
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Indehiscent
Other: Elongated, dark brown pods
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pale to deep, cerise pink.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Soak in warm water up to 24 hours before sowing.
Days to germinate: 5 days, up to 1 year.

Common names
  • Pink Shower
  • Pink Cassia
  • Pink Lady
  • Apple Blossom Tree
  • Rainbow Shower Tree

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