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Caesalpinea ferreae (100 seeds)

R24.00

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Caesalpinea ferrea (Fabaceae) One of the most attractive trees from Brazil, the leopard tree is so named because of its beautifully marked bark. It has attractive, acacia-like foliage that is rosy red when it emerges in spring, and bears yellow flowers in summer. This deciduous tree casts such a light shade that it is possible to grow grass beneath it. Sowing: The seeds must first be soaked in hot water, left overnight and planted the next morning in seedling trays. Cover the seeds lightly with river sand and keep moist. Placing a clear glass over the seedling tray can speed up germination. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: August 2023

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