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CASSIA FISTULA L. - GOLDEN SHOWER.

Golden shower Synonym
Cassia exelsa, cassia rhombifolia.
Common name
Golden shower, gouden regen, Indian laburnum, amaltas, golden rain, canna fistula, purging cassia, pudding pipe tree.
Family
Fabaceae (Pea family).

Overview
Golden shower is a tropical ornamental tree with a trunk consisting of hard reddish wood, growing up to 40 feet tall.
The wood is hard and heavy; it is used for cabinet -, inlay work, etc.
It has showy racemes, up to 2" long, with bright, yellow, fragrant flowers.
These flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies.
The fruits are dark-brown cylindrical pods, also 2' long, which also hold the flattish, brown seeds (up to 100 in one pod).
These seeds are in cells, each containing a single seed.


Medicinal applications
The sweet blackish pulp of the seedpod is used as a mild laxative.

Hardiness
USDA zone 9 - 11.
Propagation
Seeds.
Culture
Full sun, well drained moist soil; has some drought tolerance.
Puncturing the seed coat is effective to break the dormancy before trying to germinate the seeds.
Plant in frost free areas.

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Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Cassia fistula seeds 1 package (100 seeds) US$32.20


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