Cassia Siamea, Cassia Florida (Yellow)
Decorate your outdoor spaces with the graceful appearance of an excellent Cassia plant.
Cassia is a perennial flowering evergreen tree in the Fabaceae family. With low branching and high crown spread, leaves are pinnate with an alternate arrangement. Leaflets are oblong, rounded at the base and at the apex, slightly reduced.
Flowers are in dense racemes at the end of the shoots and in their axils of yellow color.
|Common Name||Golden shower tree|
|Maximum Reachable Height||30.00 to 50.00 feet|
|Bloom Time||April to September|
|Difficulty Level||easy to grow|
Planting And Care
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.
Cassia Siamea Care
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
|Sunlight||More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.|
|Watering||Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy season.
|Soil||The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
|Fertilizer||During the main growing season (April-May) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.|
Cassia Siamea Uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- This plant has medicinal value and it contains a compound named Barakol
- The leaves, tender pods, and seeds are edible
- The leaves of Cassia Siamea have been used in Thai and Burmese cooking for generations
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