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Cassia Siamea, Cassia Florida (Yellow) - Plant

It is a medium-size, evergreen tree growing up to 18 m with beautiful yellow flowers


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Cassia Siamea, Cassia Florida (Yellow) Plant

Description for Cassia Siamea, Cassia Florida (Yellow)

Plant height: 15 - 23 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

Senna siamea, also known as Siamese cassia, kassod tree, cassod tree and Cassia tree, is a legume in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is native to South and Southeast Asia, although its exact origin is unknown.

Common name(s): golden shower tree
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: April to September
Max reachable height: 30.00 to 50.00 feet
Difficulty to grow: easy to grow

Planting and care

Popcorn Cassia likes a position of full sun / partial sun and remember to water often. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Popcorn Cassia needs a potting mix soil with a ph of 6.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Popcorn Cassia is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 24-36C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Cassia Siamea

    Seeds will germinate more readily if soaked in water for 24 hours or scarified mechanically or in boiling water. Sow shallowly in February or march.

Typical uses of Cassia Siamea

Special features: Ornamental. Shade tree. Formerly planted in some populated areas as a street tree, but this use has waned as planners have shifted to using Cassia x nealiae for this purpose because this hybrid does not drop as many leaves at flowering time and does not produce any seed pods.

Culinary use: The leaves of Cassia Siamea have been used in Thai and Burmese cooking for generations.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: This plant has medicinal value and it contains a compound named Barakol. The leaves, tender pods and seeds are edible,