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Cassia abbreviata, Long Pod Cassia, Sjambok Pod

Cassia abbreviata

Long Pod Cassia, Sjambok Pod
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Cassia abbreviata is a single-stemmed shrub or small tree with a medium round canopy. Flowers fragrant. Bracts persistent while flowers are open.

Prefers deep light/sandy and well drained soils.



Cassia abbreviata, Long Pod Cassia, Sjambok Pod
Cassia abbreviata seeds
Cassia abbreviata, Long Pod Cassia, Sjambok Pod
Cassia abbreviata seeds


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Cassia afrofistula, Kenyan Shower

Cassia afrofistula

Kenyan Shower
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: East Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Spectacular flowering tree from East Africa with flowers arranged in vertical spikes. It is very rare in cultivation and available only in a few botanical gardens.



Cassia afrofistula, Kenyan Shower


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Cassia antillana, Senna nitida, Chamaefistula antillana, Cassia aurea, Golden Rain tree

Cassia antillana, Senna nitida, Chamaefistula antillana, Cassia aurea

Golden Rain tree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: South Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterYellow/orange flowers

Cassia is a large genus with some 500 species, among which are a number of highly attractive flowering trees, 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. The "Golden Rain" tree is a spring and summer bloomer. Covered with sprays of drooping yellow flowers, it makes quite a show. A fast grower, use it anywhere you need some bright color.





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Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii, Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia

Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii

Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Florida, Bahamas and Cuba
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cassia is a large genus with some 500 species. Cassia likes full sun and well-drained soil and to bloom profusely require a dry season.



Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii, Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia
Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii, Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia
Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii, Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia
Cassia bahamensis, Senna mexicana chapmanii, Bahama Senna, Bahama Cassia


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Cassia bahamensis (Senna mexicana) - Bahama Senna

Bahama Senna. Low growing shrub with dense foliage and profuse, showy golden flowers. Drought tolerant, easy to grow. Good for small places or container culture.

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Cassia bakeriana, Dwarf Apple Blossom Tree, Pink Cassia, Pink Shower Cassia, Wishing-tree

Cassia bakeriana

Dwarf Apple Blossom Tree, Pink Cassia, Pink Shower Cassia, Wishing-tree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Thailand
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A small compact tree with impressive delicate pink flowers, attracting bees and butterflies. Requires regular irrigation. Wind resistant, since branches are very flexible. Perfect choice for small yards and patios, nice container plant.

See Article about pink cassias.

Hybrid:

Cassia bakeriana x fistula





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Cassia bakeriana x fistula, Apple Blossom Tree

Cassia bakeriana x fistula

Apple Blossom Tree
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A small compact tree with impressive delicate white-pink flowers, attracting bees and butterflies. Requires regular irrigation. Wind resistant, since branches are very flexible. Perfect choice for small yards and patios, nice container plant.



Cassia bakeriana x fistula, Apple Blossom Tree


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Cassia brewsteri, Buy Cigar Cassia

Cassia brewsteri

Buy Cigar Cassia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A variable, small to medium sized tree with very attractive, fern like foliage and very decorative spikes of hanging yellow to red flowers in autumn.




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Cassia didymobotrya, Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna

Cassia didymobotrya

Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Tropical East Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A shrub or small tree producing golden-yellow flowers with a distinct scent of peanut butter that open from brown buds in late summer and autumn. It is common in disturbed areas and grows rapidly. This elegant tree has arching branches with leaves that are feather-like. Also called Popcorn Cassia, because it smells like fresh cooked, buttered popcorn when you run your fingers through the leaves and then smell. It blooms beautiful large clusters of sunny yellow flowers. Small, individual leaflets form alongside the leaf stalk. Sow seed at 64-70 degrees F in a standard potting mix. Grows in full light, water freely during growing season and feed once a month. Min. temp. 61 degrees F.





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Cassia didymobotrya - Popcorn Cassia

Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna - A shrub or small tree producing golden-yellow flowers with a distinct scent of peanut butter that open from brown buds in late summer and autumn. Also called Popcorn Cassia, because it smells like fresh cooked, buttered popcorn when you run your fingers through the leaves and then smell. It blooms beautiful large clusters of sunny yellow flowers.

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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
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, 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.

Hybrids:

Cassia bakeriana x fistula

Cassia fistula x javanica





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Cassia fistula - Golden Shower Tree

Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum - To many tropical...  more

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Cassia fistula - seeds

Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum. This is a medium...  more
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Cassia fistula x javanica, Cassia fistula x grandis, Cassia javanica x grandis, Rainbow Shower

Cassia fistula x javanica, Cassia fistula x grandis, Cassia javanica x grandis

Rainbow Shower
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Cassia fistula hybrids with red/pink cassias (C. grandis, C. javanica, C. bakeriana) are very showy summer bloomers with showers of multi-color flowers.





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Cassia fistula x grandis - Rainbow Shower

Rainbow Shower: Cassia fistula x grandis - an outstanding hybrid with multi-colored flowers. Very rare.

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