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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 50 feet
Plant Spread: Up to 60 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Can bloom off and on throughout the year in warmer climates
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds should be sown fresh for best germination results; fresh seed soaked in water for 24 hours take 10-12 days for germination, which continues for 2 months.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Softwood cuttings and grafting. The plants can be raised from branch cuttings.
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable
Common names
  • Jacaranda
  • Green Ebony Tree
  • Brazilian Rose Wood
  • Green Ebony
  • Black Poui

  • Posted by desertkoigal (Tucson - Zone 9a) on May 29, 2013 11:14 PM concerning plant:
    Freezes to the ground every couple of years here in Tucson, Zone 9, but comes back with a vengeance and blooms about that often as well.

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