Pithecellobium (Chloroleucon) tortum - Brazilian Raintree

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Pithecellobium (Chloroleucon) tortum - Brazilian Raintree

Plant used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersThorny or spinySubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Pithecellobium (Chloroleucon) tortum has delicate branches and tiny light-green compound leaves and is spiny. The leaves fold up at night or in subdued light. Will tolerate temperatures in the upper 30F range, but not for a long time. Trunks short, to about 8 inches in diameter. Mimosa-like flowers are off-white and fragrant. Ornamental curious seed pods. Drought tolerant. Butterfly attractor. Great bonsai plant.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
5 Plants in stock
$39.95