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Caesalpinia spinosa, Tara, Spiny Holdback

Caesalpinia spinosa

Tara, Spiny Holdback
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Northwestern South America
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersEthnomedical 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, hummingbirds

It is a producing plant of tannins and of the one that dyes obtain. It has locally some medicinal applications.





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Caesalpinia vesicaria, Caesalpinia bijuga, Large-leaved Cassia

Caesalpinia vesicaria, Caesalpinia bijuga

Large-leaved Cassia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Caribbean
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Large shrub or small tree with yellow flowers and dark red to brown seed pods. Leaves are larger than other caesaplinias.





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Erythrostemon gilliesii, Caesalpinia gillesii, Poinciana gilliesii, Yellow Bird of Paradise, Yellow dwarf poinciana, Bird of Paradise Bush, Desert Bird of Paradise

Erythrostemon gilliesii, Caesalpinia gillesii, Poinciana gilliesii

Yellow Bird of Paradise, Yellow dwarf poinciana, Bird of Paradise Bush, Desert Bird of Paradise
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Argentina
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersIrritatingDeciduous plantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Open, irregular-branched plant with fine bipinnate foliage and showy yellow flowers with long red stamens through most of the warm season. Seeds are toxic. Very xeric, need low water, full sun, well drained soil, hardy to 10°F. Can be trained to small tree. Deciduous, may be evergreen in warmer areas. Size: 5-10ft, spread 4-6ft; rapid growth. Leaves: bipinnate, 3-5in long, finely cut ferny appearance. Flowers: on branch terminals, informal racine of solid yellow flowers with long red stamens; bloom mainly in spring and early summer, then sporadically. Fruit: tan fuzzy pod, dehiscent, curled, persistent on branches unless removed.





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Erythrostemon palmeri, Caesalpinia palmeri, Margarita, Palo Piojo, Peojo, Polilla, Wetapochi

Erythrostemon palmeri, Caesalpinia palmeri

Margarita, Palo Piojo, Peojo, Polilla, Wetapochi
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Mexico
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds


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Peltophorum pterocarpum, Caesalpinia ferruginea, Caesalpinia inermis, Inga pterocarpum, Peltophorum inerme, Golden Flamboyante, Yellow Flame Tree, Yellow Poinciana, Copper pod tree, Copperpod

Peltophorum pterocarpum, Caesalpinia ferruginea, Caesalpinia inermis, Inga pterocarpum, Peltophorum inerme

Golden Flamboyante, Yellow Flame Tree, Yellow Poinciana, Copper pod tree, Copperpod
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: India and South East Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersEthnomedical 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, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Upright, semi - evergreen tree. It has dark green leathery leaflets, fragrant, yellow flowers and alongated seedpod. Shade tree on streets and roadsides or cover for cash crops in the humid tropics. Also grown as an ornamental. Sap wood soft and light, not durable and of little use, heartwood red, hard and strong. Good for carpentry, construction and cartwright's work. Bark contains tannins, giving a light yellow color to leather, tannins also present in leaves and wood. Medicinal uses: bark for dysentry, tooth powder, eye lotion, embrocation for pains and sores; the bark gives a dye of a yellow color. Can be used as a shade - or specimen tree.

USDA hardiness zone 10b. It is a fast-growing tree. Temperatures in the high 20's cause the leaves to drop but these are quickly replaced. Young trees flower in 2-3 years from seed.





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Peltophorum pterocarpum - Yellow Poinciana

Golden Flamboyante, Yellow Flame Tree, Yellow Poinciana. This species blooms in small size. Smaller and bushy trees than other peltophorums.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot
2 Plants in stock
$47.95

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