candlestick tree

garciafaAugust 18, 2009

has anyone heard of these? and do you have a picture. i tried to look them up and nothing

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donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)

Try googling Senna alata. According to Southern Living, they are only hardy in tropical zones. I have not grown them.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2009 at 7:49PM
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There is Parmentiera cereifera that is called the candlestick tree too. Don't know which one you are looking for.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2009 at 10:57PM
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If it's Senna alata, it can be grown as a dieback perennial in the South, it is grown successfully in zone 7b no problem this way.

Have a look at the link, and on that page there is an image tab for the plant entry that will show more photos. That should help you figure out if this is the plant to which you are referring.

Here is a link that might be useful: Senna alata

    Bookmark   August 23, 2009 at 10:30AM
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