Cassia Javanica

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-TREE-CAJA
filler
Rs.349
Pot Size: 5"

Genus

Cassia

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

Pink

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Flowering Season

Summer

Size

Large

Maintenance

Medium

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Product Description

Cassia Grandis is commonly known as Pink Shower. It is a deciduous or semi-deciduous tree that grows up to 18 m in height and 50 cm d.b.h. The trunk is straight and the spreading crown is high, irregular, and made up of dangling branches.

Apple Blossom Tree

Family

Fabaceae

Origin

Southeast Asia

Description

Cassia javanica is a is a fast growing, deciduous / semi-deciduous tree which flowers in spring and sheds its leaves in the winter months. It has a straight trunk that reaches heights of 25 - 40m. The leaves are paripinnate with 12 pairs of elliptical leaves.

The flowers range in colour from pale pink to crimson with yellow coloured stamens and are found in open clusters. The ground under the tree is covered with a beautiful carpet of pink towards the end of the flowering season.

Environment

Cassia javanica tree requires full sun to flower. They are tolerant of most soils types. Water regularly until the roots are fully established.

Landscape Uses

Cassia javanica is used for borders, ornamental landscaping and as avenue plants.

Flowering plants need access to bright sunlight to remain healthy and blooming. An easy facing balcony is the best place for the plants in Indian conditions. Try keeping them in bright sunlight but also where they get a little cover from the harsh afternoon sun. Some plants which are a little tender tend to burn due to the same.

Plants with thin leaves need daily watering and ones with thick leaves need watering 3-4 times a week. This will also depend on the season. Generally during the blooming period, plants love a lot of water. Try keeping the soil moist. During winters it is better to cut back on watering.

Keep the plants in a well drained soil with a drainage hole at the bottom. This will help to avoid over watering. Take care as to not leave stagnant water on top of the soil. Fertilise the plant once in 2-3 weeks during its blooming period. Do not fertilise it in winters.

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