Friday, March 18, 2016

Jacaranda Grown from Seeds




Jacaranda trees are relatively easy to grow from seeds.

The jacaranda tree is a tropical beauty with its clusters of fragrant, purple, trumpet-shaped blooms. It makes an excellent shade or street tree.

Latin Name:
Jacaranda mimosifolia

Common Names:
Jacaranda, Brazilian rose wood, blue jacaranda, blue trumpet tree

Preferred USDA Hardiness Zones:
Zones 9-11

Size & Shape:
This tree grows to a height of anywhere from 5-50' tall and 15-60' wide.

Exposure:
For the best blooming, plant Jacaranda mimosifolia in full sun. Small trees will be able to live in light shade if needed.

Foliage/Flowers/Fruit:
The leaves are pinnately compound, fine textured, and less than 2" each. Jacaranda can be either semi-evergreen or deciduous. The leaves may cause a lot of litter when they drop.
Jacaranda is renowned for its clusters of purple, fragrant, trumpet shaped blossoms. These may also cause a lot of litter when they drop. Most of the blooming is in late spring/summer, but in the warmer areas it can flower at any time.


May 2015

2016:

April



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacaranda

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