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Bauhinia forficata

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Bauhinia
                        Specie: Bauhinia forficata

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Large two-lobed leaves; white flowers in summer

Uses: Foliage contrast Flower contrast Specimen plant

Zones: 10-12

Description: This vigorous tree species is native to southern Brazil, northern Argentina and adjacent countries. It grows to around 30 ft (9 m) tall, often branched low into erect trunks; the branches have short prickles. Leaves are up to 4 in (10 cm) long, forked int

Growth Habit: Erect with horizontal branches

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