Desert Cassia

 

Senna nemophila

 

Fabaceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 5 feet tall by 5 ft wide
Flowers: 3/4 inch cup shaped, yellow; clustered

Leaves; Green, divided into 6 - 8 needle-like, 1 inch long leaflets
Fruit: Seed

Range/Origin: Australia
Hardiness: Sunset; zones 8,9,12 - 16, 18 - 23; USDA: 9-11, 20F

Comments: High litter, No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Low to regular
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed, cuttings
  • Maintenance: Minimal

 

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