Popcorn Bush

 

 

Senna didymobotrya

(formerly Cassia)

 

Caesalpiniaceae

 

 

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 10 ft tall by 10 ft wide
Leaves
: Pinnate, compound, light green ovals
Flowers
: 8-12 inch spikes of golden yellow blooms
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Woody and free branching
Range/Origin
: Africa
Hardiness
: USDA Zones; 10-11

Comments: No thorns, attracts pollinators, foliage has a distinct buttered popcorn aroma

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Regular

         Soil: Most, well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, seed

         Maintenance: Low, prune to control size

 

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