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Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
 Bauhinia tomentosa
Family: Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpiniaceae
Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Origin: East Asia
Can be used for bonsailarge shrub 5-10 ftsmall tree 10-20 ftfull sunsemi-shadedry conditionswhite/off-white flowersyellow/orange flowersdeciduoussubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeincuded in CD catalog

Not fussy about soil. Pale yellow flowers facing downward. Nice specimen tree for the small yard. The bell-shaped yellow flowers have a black marking in the throat and may turn pinkish with age. Leaves smell like burned rubber when rubbed. This vigorous shrub or small tree is suitable for a mixed border or rockery. Plant in well-drained soil. Protect young plants from frost. Prune to keep in shape. A food supplement - Kachnar - is made out of this plant as a gargle for sore throats, as a paste for skin diseases, or internally as a remedy for diarrhea.

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Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree

Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa, Yellow Orchid Tree, Yellow Bell Bauhinia, St. Thomas Tree


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   1025 Bauhinia tomentosa - Yellow Orchid Tree
Yellow Orchid Tree. Small size specimen tree with bushy crown and pretty drooping flowers - off white to light yellowm, sometimes with black centers. The flower may change color from pale yellow to purple while matures within a few days. Small bonsai-type leaves have distinctive "burning" smell when rubbed. Drought tolerant, prefers dry sites.
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   2189 Bauhinia tomentosa- seeds
Pale yellow flowers facing downward. Nice specimen tree for the small yard. The bell-shaped yellow flowers have a black marking in the throat. This vigorous shrub or small tree is suitable for a mixed border or rock garden.
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Per pack: 12 seedsIn stock
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