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Senna siamea


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Glossy dark green leaflets; yellow flowers; long flat seed pods

Uses: Shade tree Windbreaks

Zones: 10-11

Description: An evergreen tree to about 40 ft (12 m) tall and spreading to a similar dimension, some forms of this species grow more columnar and branch from near the ground. It occurs from Myanmar to Indonesia, but is cultivated widely in the tropics as an ornamental

Growth Habit: Large spreading canopy or columnar habit

Comments: Leaves and seeds are poisonous

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