cassia?

wallisadiAugust 2, 2012

got seeds from south florida years ago, 15 ft. high, first year it didn't freeze. blooms!

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SusieQsie_Fla

The leaves look like my Cassia Javonica. Pics I've seen show long draping yellow flower clusters.

I got seeds from a GW'er back in 2010, but my tree hasn't gotten very big and no flowers yet.

How old is yours?

Susie

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 3:27PM
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writersblock

I thought cassia javanica was pink? Is there a yellow variety?

I would have said cassia fistula for this one.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 5:30PM
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annafl(z9b/10a Sarasota)

I vote cassia fistula. I raised one from seed in the past on another property. The mom is at one of the public libraries in Sarasota and is spectacular in full bloom! It's a keeper, Mark. Hope it gets more cold resistant as it gets bigger.

Anna

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 5:38PM
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SusieQsie_Fla

Right you are, guys! You passed the test . . .

Actually, I was thinking FISTULA but my fingers typed javanica. I got seeds from both and I just love to say Javanica.

Susie

    Bookmark   August 4, 2012 at 7:07PM
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wallisadi

i haven't had a clue for many years since we grabbed a seed pod in s. fla......nice to be able to tell folks what it is..have alot of stuff like that......:) time will tell......m

    Bookmark   August 5, 2012 at 7:16PM
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eric_9b(z9b Orlando)

It is Cassia fistula. It is semi tender when young but gets hardier as it gets older. Cassia javanica is a tender tree.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2012 at 9:39AM
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