Tipu Tree

 

Tipuana tipu

Fabaceae

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Form: Tree
Seasonally: Perennial; deciduous or semi-evergreen
Size: 40 feet high by 60 ft wide
Leaves; Pinnate compound, with 11 to 21 1.5 inch light green

Flowers: Clusters of apricot to yellow flowers, shaped like sweet peas
Fruit: Seed pod 2 - 3 inches long
Stems/Trunks: Single trunk, erect
Hardiness: Sunset zones 13 - 16, 18 24, 25o F

Comments: Moderate litter, No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Regular water
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained, acidic soils
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Maintenance: Moderate; Clean up of flower litter

 

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