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Senna alata

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Senna
                        Specie: Senna alata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Pinnate leaves with oval leaflets; bright yellow flowers summer?autumn; green seed pods

Uses: Shrub borders Medicinal properties

Zones: 9-12

Description: This species is native to tropical America where it grows to a height of 30 ft (9 m). It has been cultivated in other tropical places for the purpose of treating skin diseases such as ringworm, and is now naturalized in those countries. Its leaves are qui

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

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