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Barringtonia racemosa, Putat Kampung, Fish-killer Tree, Fish-poison Wood, Freshwater Mangrove

Barringtonia racemosa

Putat Kampung, Fish-killer Tree, Fish-poison Wood, Freshwater Mangrove
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands, East Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Evergreen tree, medium size. This small tree likes damp costal swamps, but is also cultivated as ornamental for its long, hanging strands of pink or white flowers which are comprised in numerous filaments. Bunches of flower buds are hanging down from the branches, flowers with sweet fragrance bloom in the nights of June to August. Leaves are huge, up to 2 ft long and 4-5" wide, with toothed edge, very tropical looking. They are spiraled at the end of branches.


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Barringtonia racemosa - Fish-killer Tree

Evergreen tree, medium size. This small tree likes damp costal swamps, but is also cultivated as ornamental for its long, hanging strands of pink or white flowers which are comprised in numerous filaments. Bunches of flower buds are hanging down from the branches, flowers with sweet fragrance bloom in the nights of June to August. Leaves are huge, up to 2 ft long and 4-5" wide, with toothed edge, very tropical looking. They are spiraled at the end of branches.

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Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot
In stock
$37.95