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Ceiba pentandra (5 seeds)


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Ceiba pentandra (Bombacaceae) (price per 5 seeds) Native to the tropical Americas. Very large, deciduous tree up to 60 m tall, with roots spreading quite horizontally, 10 m or longer, in the upper 40 to 80 cm of the soil; bole branchless for up to 35 m, straight, usually cylindrical, up to 200(240) cm in diameter, usually with large plank-like buttresses up to 3(8) m high extending 1 to 2 m from the bole; bark surface smooth, pale grey, usually with scattered conical spines 1 to 1.5 cm long, inner bark pale to pinkish red with vertical stripes of white or yellowish tissue. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer. Locality : Ex Hort. Harvest : October 2023