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Browneopsis ucayalina , New Guinea Ghost Tree, Maroon Handkerchief

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Browneopsis ucayalina

New Guinea Ghost Tree, Maroon Handkerchief
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunKeep soil moistRegular waterOrnamental foliage

This plant is an amazing collectible that is sought after and yet so hard to find! Related to Maniltoas and Browneas, this small tree has leaves with attractive camouflage - maroon and light green pattern. New growth is pendant and slowly becomes erect as it matures. Leaves mature to dark green. Prefers warm humid conditions and slightly acidic soil high in organic matter. Does not tolerate wind and drought. Keep moist.

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