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Cassia fistula, Golden Shower Tree, Indian Laburnum, Ratchaphruek

Cassia fistula

Golden Shower Tree, Indian Laburnum, Ratchaphruek
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: South Asia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersSeaside, salt tolerant plant

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.


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