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Cassia fistula, Golden Shower Tree, Indian Laburnum, Ratchaphruek

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 Cassia fistula
Family: Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpiniaceae
Golden Shower Tree, Indian Laburnum, Ratchaphruek
Origin: South Asia
big treefull sunmoderate wateryellow/orange flowerssubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plantincuded in CD catalog

This is a national flower of Thailand and one of the most impressive cassias. From early spring through summer, it displays beautiful cascades of golden flowers. Cassia is a large genus with some 500 species, among which are a number of highly attractive flowering trees. To many tropical gardeners, the most beautiful is Cassia fistula. This is a medium to large tree with ovate, pointed leaflets; when these drop, usually in the dry season, masses of bright gold flower clusters appear on almost every branch. Cassia likes full sun and well-drained soil and to bloom profusely require a dry season.

Hybrids:

Cassia bakeriana x fistula

Cassia fistula x javanica


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Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum - To many tropical gardeners, the most beautiful of cassias is Cassia fistula. This is a medium to large tree with ovate, pointed leaflets; when these drop, usually in the dry season, masses of bright gold flower clusters appear on almost every branch. This tree drops leaves in fall/winter.
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Cassia fistula - seeds

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Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum. This is a medium to large tree with ovate, pointed leaflets; when these drop, usually in the dry season, masses of bright gold flower clusters appear on almost every branch.
Soak seeds before planting for 24 hours. Plant 3/4 deep, keep warm, damp and in bright light.
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