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)
Plant Height: 40 to 60 feet or more
Plant Spread: 40 to 60 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Other: 2 feet long (infrequently to 3 feet) slender, green bean-like pods mature to black. Each pod contains 70 to 80seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Coral-pink
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Pink Shower Tree
  • Brazilian Cassia
  • Coral Shower Tree
  • Horse Cassia
  • Stinking Toe

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Location: Southwest Florida
Date: April 2013
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seeds by ayabas May 18, 2020 11:49 PM 0

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