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Tecoma castanifolia

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Bignoniaceae
            Genus: Tecoma
                        Specie: Tecoma castanifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leathery leaves, hairy beneath; yellow flowers

Uses: Tropical gardens Tubs

Zones: 10?12

Description: Native to Ecuador, this evergreen species grows into an upright tree, with leathery elliptic leaves that have a very hairy underside. The yellow flowers reach 2 in (5 cm) and the beanpod-like capsules are about 5 in (12 cm) long. Zones 10?12.

Growth Habit: Upright habit

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