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Cecropia peltata, Cecropia, Yagrumo, Guarumo

Cecropia peltata

Cecropia, Yagrumo, Guarumo
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Central America, South America
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cecropia peltata, also called trumpet-tree, is a fast growing tropical tree. Very showy tree with spreading crown and large leaves up to 24 inches wide with silver-white lower surfaces. Cylindrical, soft-flesh fruit are drooping in clusters resembling octopus. They very tasty - sweet, watery, aromatic.

See Article: How to grow Cecropia from seeds.

Close related species - Cecropia polystachya.


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Cecropia peltata - seeds

Cecropia is a very showy tree with spreading crown and large leaves up to 24 inches wide with silver-white lower surfaces. Cylindrical, soft-flesh fruit are drooping in clusters resembling octopus. They are very tasty - sweet, watery, aromatic.
See Article: How to grow Cecropia from seeds.
Ordering seeds info

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